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Leaving Syria's war zone to start a new life

Dec 25, 2013
Many Syrians are making new lives in Germany. The excitement and the reality of starting anew.
Posted In: syria, refugees, Immigration

Strange new land: A Syrian refugee family arrives in Austria

Oct 29, 2013
The BBC's Matthew Price talks with a family of Syrian refugees who fled Syria in hopes of safety and a better life.
Posted In: syria, refugees, Austria, Civil War

Once welcomed, Syrians in Egypt now face hostility

Sep 25, 2013
Egypt once gave a warm welcome to Syrians fleeing the country's civil war but as more have come the welcome is wearing thin.
Posted In: Egypt, syria, refugees

Jordan hosts Syrian refugees but feels the strain

Sep 12, 2013
Millions of Syrian refugees have fled into Jordan and the economic strain may be proving to be too much for the host country.
Posted In: syria, refugees, Zataari, international aid

Turkey's Syrian refugees try to adapt to their new home

Aug 12, 2013
About half a million Syrians have fled their country's violent conflict and settled in Turkey. Many are grateful to be taken in but also fearful about being kicked out.
Posted In: syria, turkey, refugee, refugees

China's urban refugees: Leaving pollution, city life behind

Mar 27, 2013
In the midst of a national urbanization campaign, more and more young urban professionals in China are quitting their jobs and starting over in the pollution and stress-free environment of rural mountainous Western China.
Posted In: China, air pollution, refugees

The economic impact of Syrian refugees

Dec 11, 2012
The United Nations said today that more than half a million Syrians have fled to other countries in the region, as the revolution against the Syrian government rages back at home.
Posted In: syria, refugees

In Turkey, Syrian refugees use their skills

Aug 21, 2012
Some 70,000 refugees have fled the fighting in Syria and crossed over into Turkey. Even in the refugee camps, some are showing entrepreneurial flair.
Posted In: syria, turkey, refugees, Entrepreneurship

Establishing a life post-Katrina

Aug 17, 2012
A fisherman's son escapes Vietnam to New Orleans, only have to have to escape again.
Posted In: Hurricane Katrina, Louisiana, New Orleans, refugees, Entrepreneurship

Syrian refugees face financial uncertainty

Aug 3, 2012
Thousands of Syrian refugees continue to flood border communities in Turkey, Lebanon, Iraq and Jordan. Both government and non-government aid organizations are scrambling to accommodate them.
Posted In: refugees, hardship, warzone, poverty, syria, NGOs

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