Category Archive: Syria

Nov 24

Displaced Serbians accommodate incoming Syrian Refugees

Where Wars Collide: Inside a Serbian Center Home to Refugees Old and New By Sara Elizabeth Williams November 23, 2015 | 10:41 am Afghani teenager Khalil squinted in the winter Balkan sunshine and winced as he flexed his left bicep, red and inflamed where a police dog bit him a few days back, in Bulgaria. …

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Mar 04

Syrian Refugees in Turkey- Exploratory post

Exploring policy framework for the Syrian refugees in Turkey. What has the Turkish government done, so far to respond to the refugee crisis, which policies are in the making? How are the policies different than policies for other refugees in Turkey? What are the social dynamics between Syrian refugees and Turkish local communities<? Please feel …

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Feb 06

CONF.795 – Blog Post #1 – Syrian Crisis

SYRIA: With no end in sight for the resolution of the Syrian crisis and increasing likelihood for spin-off conflicts spreading across the region, UNHCR is reporting that the number of internally displaced people (IDPs) may double by the end of the 2014. UNHCR is predicting the IDP numbers to reach 6.5 million by the end …

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Dec 02

Syria’s refugee children

Syrian refugee children work, provide for families By BARBARA SURKNovember 29, 2013 12:42 PM ZAHLEH, Lebanon (AP) — Every morning in northeastern Lebanon, hundreds of Syrian children are picked up from refugee settlements, loaded onto trucks and taken to the fields or shops for a day’s work that earns $4 or less. Throughout the day, …

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Oct 31

Update on Syria’s IDPs

Syria’s IDP update: Oct 31, 2013 Specifically referring to “dire” conditions in Homs, UNHCR reports that conditions of the IDP camps, generally within Syria are devastating. Per the agency it is providing for about 75,000 people with their daily subsistence. However, as my research shows in the context of IDP camps for the Kashmiri Pandits …

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Aug 15

Egypt – what is happening in Egypt (Aug 14,2013)

Sudha Rajput explains the ongoing Egypt conflict in simple terms. Country: Egypt (population 85m) Gov HQ: Alexandria (coastal city in Egypt) – other gov offices in Nile Delta area Neighbors: Northeast (Israel and Gaza Strip) West (Libya) South (Sudan) – Egypt’s Israeli border is in close proximity to Jordan and Saudi Arabia, although there is …

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Jun 06

SYRIA – Conflict in Syria

Latest on Syria: Sudha Rajput June 12, 2013: Syria: latest IDP toll (4.25 million) per U.S. Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration Elizabeth Hopkins –Ms. Hopkins remarks that “the global number of Internally Displaced Persons is larger than ever before, and that 6.5 million persons became newly displaced in their …

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May 30

Random thoughts

May 30, 2013 Syria: Do you think, it is right for the EU to lift the arms embargo on Syria? How do you think, the EU decision will impact the ongoing conflict parties (Syrian government, Syrian rebels, neighboring countries) >>>>>