Britain Helps - A tour of Zaatari refugee camp

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Jordan

A tour of Zaatari refugee camp

A 360-degree look at the huge camp in Jordan that some 120,000 Syrian refugees now call home, where there are schools, a paediatric hospital and a main street where you can buy shawarma.

Syria

Iman: I had to flee but Syria is still my home

After facing hunger, cold and seeing people killed by bombs all around them, Iman and her daughte...

Syria

Marwa: I wish we could return home

Marwa was forced to leave Syria after sustained bombing in her neighbourhood. UK Aid is helping m...

Syria

White Helmets: Ordinary citizens saving lives

After a bomb hits, the Syrian Civil Defence, known as the White Helmets, are first on the scene r...

Syria

Maha: I don't have to ask anyone for money

Syrian refugee Maha now makes a living as a tailor after being trained by International Rescue ...

Syria

Roqaya: I didn't think I'd walk again

Young Syrian lost both legs when her home was hit by a bomb. Today, she is mobile again using pr...

Syria

Nawal: I'm a psychologist working with refugees

Thanks to £28.3 million in support from UK aid, International Rescue Committee psychologists lik...

Lebanon

Mariam: It helps me forget about the war

Syrian refugee Mariam, 12, goes to a UK-aid funded school three days a week where she learns Arab...

Syria

Getting Syrian children into the classroom in Zaatari camp

Innovative UK-aid funded campaign works with the community to help refugee children off the stree...

Syria

Ahmad: I'm learning more every day

Ahmad, 11, a Syrian refugee in Jordan, was out of school for two years. UK aid help got him back ...

Gaza

Man's home demolished during fighting – twice

This man's home was destroyed by conflict. It took him 5 years to rebuild only to have that one d...

Gaza

'I want the war to end'

This little girl's father was killed in the conflict and she lives in a tent after her home was d...

Lebanon

New business with traditional textiles

Syrian refugees are reviving a traditional woodblock technique to make beautiful clothes and soft...

Lebanon

Netting a profit: Selling equipment to local fishermen

Syrian refugees are learning to make nets they hope to trade with fishermen on Lebanon's north co...

Lebanon

Distributing emergency food at at the Syria-Lebanon border

UK aid support includes food aid for desperate refugees crossing into Lebanon distributed by the...

Lebanon

Food vouchers: A boost for refugees and local shopkeepers

UK aid helps provide 1.3 million food vouchers every month. They help Syrian refugee families whe...

Lebanon

Pre-paid cards give Syrians food choices

Ekram El-Huni of the World Food Programme on innovations that are changing the way Syrian refugee...

Lebanon

Heavy snow makes life in tents a struggle

Over 400,000 Syrian refugees live in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley, an area affected by winter storms. U...

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