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Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
The Syrian Refugee Crisis
Description: Sponsored by the Humanitarian Innovation Initiative (HI²) and Middle East Studies, this panel discussion will focus on the Syrian refugee experience drawing upon the panelists’ work with Syrian refugees in both Jordan and Turkey. Dr. Khaled Almilaji will be joining the conversation via video.
  23 Mar 2017   1h24m13s 10 421 0
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10-year-old Hiba wishes everyone can have access to clean water
Description: SIX years of war have left Syrian #childrenunderattack and all parties to the war use water as a weapon. Find out more: www.childrenofsyria.info/hitting-rock-bottom
  22 Mar 2017   2m57s 14 270 0
Education can't wait for an end to the conflict in Syria (in English)
Description: In 2016, UNICEF supported 12,600 children in Syria that crossed conflict lines to sit their national exams. For more information on the effects of a SIX year war on the children of Syria, please visit: www.childrenofsyria.info/hitting-rock-bottom
  22 Mar 2017   2m31s 16 94 0
Focus On Zero Hunger: Syria airdrop (Episode 20)
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  20 Mar 2017   30s 1 21 0
Sondos, 8: “When there were planes in the sky, we didn’t go to school” - BOMBED Exhibition
Description: Sondos is 8 years old and comes from a besieged area in the suburbs of Damascus. In 2016, she and her family were the victims of bombing. Still traumatised by what she has been though, she now lives as a refugee in Lebanon where she receives psychological support from Handicap International. Find out more at https://bit.ly/BOMBED #BOMBEDexhibition Since 2012, Handicap International has been working alongside the victims of the Syrian conflict, in particular victims of explosive weapons. Supported by ECHO, the organisation currently has 500 professionals working in Lebanon, Jordan and Syria to assist the most vulnerable, including people with injuries, people with disabilities, and people who are elderly or isolated. Its teams also intervene to help displaced people and refugees living in camps or hosted in local communities. Handicap International provides rehabilitation and orthopaedic fitting services, offers psychological support, ensures the most vulnerable have access to humanitarian aid, raises awareness of explosive remnants of war, conducts mine clearance work and distributes emergency kits.
  16 Mar 2017   2m25s 2 320 0
Kurdistan Region of Iraq: Syrian refugee family moves back to camp
Description: Six years since the start of the Syrian conflict, life is getting increasingly tough for Syrian refugees in Iraq. More than 4,300 families in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq are hoping to move from substandard low-rent homes in villages and towns, to a UNHCR-supported refugee camp where shelter, education and other services are provided. But most of the camps are full and only limited numbers of the most vulnerable families will be able to make the move. Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require B-Roll, transcripts, stills or much more information, please contact us at drozditb@unhcr.org or tibaw@unhcr.org. --- Keep up to date with our latest videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/unhcr?sub_confirmation=1 -- UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, works to protect and assist those fleeing war and persecution. Since 1950, we have helped tens of millions of people find safety and rebuild their lives. With your support, we can restore hope for many more. Read more at http://UNHCR.org Support our work with refugees now by subscribing to this channel, liking this video and sharing it with your friends and contacts. Thanks so much for your help.
  16 Mar 2017   2m15s 18 225 0
Smiling through it all: Kamel’s story
Description: Kamel, 25, became paralyzed after a bombing raid in Syria. With the support of Handicap International, he's learning to adapt to his new life in a wheelchair. Kamel has lived through six years of war, but nothing keeps him from being optimistic.
  15 Mar 2017   2m23s 1 19 0
Moheileh's story: "Family is all I have left"
Description: Moheileh, 60, had her leg amputated after her home was struck by a bomb in Syria. After coming to Zaatari camp four years ago, someone told Moheileh about Handicap International. After her first meeting with our team, they gave her a walking stick, then a walking frame, and soon after she was fit with an artificial leg. Moheileh's grandchildren attend her physical therapy sessions. Moheileh tells our team, "My family is all I have left. I hope that one day, we will all be together again."
  15 Mar 2017   2m22s 1 21 0
SYRIA: 6 years on | #YouTubeSurgeon
Description: A doctor in a besieged zone in Damascus in Syria explains, with his own voice, how he’s struggling to treat the patients that keep pouring in. He’s had to teach himself some surgical skills online, notably with YouTube videos. It depicts the desperate situation, but also the determination of a medical professional, using the Youtube platform in a very unusual, but lifesaving way. Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters and exclusion from healthcare. SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://bit.ly/15M9M8v Help us caption & translate this video! http://amara.org/v/5Dch/
  15 Mar 2017   1m55s 26 314 0
A school bombing in Syria: Sondos' story
Description: Sondos, 8, was injured when her school in Ghouta, Syria was bombed. Now living as a refugee in Lebanon with her family, she receives psychological support from Handicap International to manage her trauma. Sondos is among the more than 1 million people injured in the six-year-old Syrian conflict.
  15 Mar 2017   2m25s 2 23 0
Heartbeat - Zade, Ansam and the children of Syria | دقة قلب - زيد وأنسام وأطفال سوريا
Description: Children’s suffering has hit rock bottom in Syria as the conflict reaches six years. The song, which is composed and donated to UNICEF by Zade Dirani, UNICEF Regional Ambassador for the Middle East and North Africa, is a message of hope from Syria’s children to the children and people of the world, with a simple request to get their childhood back. The song is performed by 10 year-old Ansam, an internally displaced girl in Syria who was born blind. The song was shot in an area of Syria heavily damaged by the fighting. Children performing as part of the choir are all internally displaced and participate, along with Ansam, in UNICEF psychosocial support programmes.
  15 Mar 2017   3m48s 1382 39357 0
Six Years On: WFP Assisting Syrians in the Face of Crisis
Description: Six years have passed. Six summers with the length of six long winters since the start of the Syrian Crisis. Across Syria, millions have lost everything in the surge of violence. Cities were destroyed, livelihoods lost and many lives taken. Yet, the resilience and perseverance of the Syrian people persists. WFP assists four million Syrians on a monthly period, providing them with life-saving food and opportunities to rebuild their lives.
  15 Mar 2017   2m7s 9 418 0