Stories about: Refugees

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  • Choosing to forgive

    This story contains details of violence that some readers may find upsetting. It was late evening when Joel saw lights in the neighbouring village.…

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  • No-one gets left behind

    Finding out ISIS were approaching their village, Tarfa and her husband, Hamed* felt like they had little choice but to flee. Leaving their home and…

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  • Peace through forgiveness

    Today is the International Day of Peace. Much of the world seems mired in violence – yet God’s light can break through even in the darkest situations. One of our partners in Lebanon is using the power of forgiveness to spread peace among Syrian refugees and the Lebanese community.

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  • Fifty years, fifty countries: Lebanon

    Lebanon is home to a rich diversity of ethnic and religious groups. Unfortunately, this has meant that it has also experienced a significant amount of civil conflict, while at the same time playing host to many refugees: one in four people in Lebanon is now a Syrian refugee. Tearfund has been working in Lebanon since early 2013, in response to the refugee crisis caused by the conflict in Syria.

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  • Fifty years, fifty countries: Jordan

    In recent years, Jordan has become a place of refuge. A significant number of Iraqis as well as refugees from Yemen and Sudan are now living in Jordan, in addition to hundreds of thousands who have fled the ongoing conflict in Syria.

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