Middle East

Crisis in Syria

Crisis in Syria

Two and a half years since the start of what has become a full fledged civil war, the crisis in Syria threatens the entire Middle East with a humanitarian disaster. It is estimated that over six million...read more
Iraq

Iraq

More than 1.5 million Iraqis — close to 5% of the population —  who fled or were forced from their homes following the U.S.-led invasion in 2003 are still displaced. The International...read more
Jordan

Jordan

Hundreds of thousands of refugees are currently in Jordan. Almost all have fled ongoing violence and unrest in neighboring Syria and Iraq. Many are poor, unable to legally obtain a job, and struggle to...read more
Lebanon

Lebanon

The International Rescue Committee launched support for Syrian refugees in Lebanon in the autumn of 2012. More than 150,000 Syrians have poured into the country since the start of the Syrian conflict...read more

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