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Syria

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

Roqaya lost both legs when her home in Syria was hit by a bomb. Today, she is mobile again using prosthetic legs supplied by Handicap International, with support from UK Aid.

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. Mercy Corps, suppor...

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...

Gaza

Helping homeless people in Gaza

Aid agencies estimate that at least 100,000 people remain homeless in Gaza, the small strip of la...

Syria

Meet Syria's White Helmets

Before the conflict, they were bakers, gym teachers, pharmacists and students. Today, they are un...

Syria

White Helmet's Khaled: One rescue I'll never forget

White Helmets volunteer recounts 12 excruciating hours spent digging a two-week old baby out of a...

Syria

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

Maha, a Syrian refugee living in Lebanon, now makes a living as a tailor after being trained with...

Syria

Amira: Married at 13 and beaten

Amira fled Jordan because of the trauma she'd suffered there before and during the conflict. With...

Syria

Nawal: I'm a psychologist working with refugees

The UK government has provided £28.3 million to the International Rescue Committee to support pe...

Gaza

Man's home demolished during fighting – twice

After this Gazan man's home was demolished during fighting, it took him five years to build a new...

Gaza

'It's about what happens to people in a war zone'

UK Aid has supplied Gazans with emergency medical supplies, shelter, healthcare and sanitation.

Lebanon

Preventing deadly disease in farm animals

The UK is supporting an animal vaccination campaign aimed at treating livestock coming across the...

Lebanon

Distributing emergency food at at the Syria-Lebanon border

UK assistance, through the World Food Programme, includes food aid for desperate refugees crossin...

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, whe...

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