Britain Helps - Abdullah: I still have a big future ahead of me

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Gaza

Abdullah: I still have a big future ahead of me

Palestinian Abdullah was operated on by British surgeons after being severely injured in a motorbike accident in Gaza. Since 2014, British aid has provided grants for doctors to travel to Gaza to help those injured in the conflict.

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

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...

Lebanon

New business with traditional textiles

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

Gaza

British doctors in Gaza

NHS medics helping those in Gaza

Gaza

Medical teams in Gaza

Medical teams deployed to advise on complex surgical operations and create relevant training prog...

Lebanon

Heavy snow makes life in tents a struggle

More than 400,000 Syrian refugees live in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley, an area affected by winter stor...

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