Britain Helps - Shaher: I was shot in Syria, now I shoot basketball hoops

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Jordan

Shaher: I was shot in Syria, now I shoot basketball hoops

Shaher was shot in Syria and left unable to walk but with treatment in Jordan funded by UK Aid he now runs his own business and loves playing wheelchair basketball.

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

Meet Syria's White Helmets

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

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 ...

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

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 get refugee children off the street...

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 ...

Lebanon

New business with traditional textiles

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

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...

Bangladesh

Sanowara: I feared my baby would not make it

After fleeing persecution at seven-months pregnant, Sanowara gave birth to a healthy child with h...

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