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  • From internally displaced to businesswoman: a story of resilience, hope and gratefulness

    news © UNHCR/Saad Sawas, 15 Jul 2022 (1 year ago )
    After having fled her home with her family eight years, ago, Amina, mother of six, decided recently to return with her children to her home in Ar-Rastan city, Homs Governorate. The sole breadwinner of her family, Amina, a bright, optimistic and energetic 43-year old, decided to start her own busine...
  • Deir-ez-Zor residents find help to rebuild lives from the city’s ruins

    news By Vivian Tou’meh in Deir-ez-Zor, Syria, 11 May 2022 (2 years ago )
    After years of fighting destroyed much of eastern Syria’s largest city and displaced hundreds of thousands of residents, UNHCR is helping families get back on their feet. Standing beside their parched fields on the once fertile banks of the Euphrates River outside Deir-ez-Zor, eastern Syria’s lar...
  • Everyone has a right to safety, and to access food – UNHCR’s Grandi’s message from Syria

    news © UNHCR/Hameed Maarouf, 14 Sep 2022 (1 year ago )
    DAMASCUS, Syria – UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, urged much more support to address the staggering humanitarian needs in Syria after a visit to the country that ended today.
  • UNHCR: Over 5 million may need shelter support in Syria after quake

    news © UNHCR, 10 Feb 2023 (1 year ago )
    This is a summary of what was said by Sivanka Dhanapala, UNHCR Representative in Syria – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today’s press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. He was speaking from Damascus.
  • Sewing her way to a better life: Enas’ story

    news © UNHCR, 06 Oct 2023 (9 months ago )
    Enas, a mother of two children, succeeded in making a huge transition in her life – from a divorced woman living in destitution to an independent woman running a successful business and helping other women from her local community.