Tagged: UNHCR

‘Canadian Prime Minister visits Zaatari refugee camp and Petra,’ al-Ghad (Jordan), 24 January 2014

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper visited the Zaatari refugee camp for Syrian refugees today to see first hand the living conditions of residents and the current humanitarian assistance available to them. Harper also traveled south to the ancient city of Petra, a popular destination for tourists and one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

Continue reading

Snowstorm threatens Syrian refugees in Lebanon, Al-Mogaz (Egypt), 12 December 2013

The worst winter storm the Middle East has seen for decades has placed displaced Syrians in even greater danger as temperatures dropped drastically and over 10 cm of snow fell in parts of Lebanon. Thousands of Syrian refugees in Lebanon require assistance from the UNHCR.

Continue reading