Syria

Voices

Fleeing War, Traumatized Syrian Refugees Need Mental Health Access More Than Ever

With almost no space safe for refugees in the world, current mental health systems in the Middle East are beyond overloaded. But there are glimmers of hope.
Mike Niconchuk
1.9.18
Voices

Syrian Teen Refugees Turned to Filmmaking to Tell Their Stories

Classes on screenwriting, storytelling, directing, cinematography and acting at the Azraq camp in Jordan are giving refugees a creative outlet to share their experiences.
Brandt Andersen
11.30.17
Livable Planet

Jordanian Cities Use Clean Energy Initiatives to Help Refugees and Locals

A groundbreaking international consortium relieves the pressure on scarce natural resources, create jobs and reduce rents for low-income locals and refugees.
Alice Rowsome
8.24.17
Voices

As War in Syria Rages on, Activists Scramble to Fill the Void

#mewesyria uses innovative storytelling to enable millions of displaced people to tell their stories.
Nick Chedli Carter
8.11.17
Voices

This Self-Taught Syrian Artist's Work Represents Non-Violent Resistance

The Arab Spring enabled Sulafa Hijazi to speak out against the military-regime using art.
Alice Rowsome
7.24.17
Impact Equality

'City of Ghosts' Chronicles Syrian Activists Battling ISIS with Journalism

Filmmaker Matthew Heineman's new movie about the citizen journalist group "Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently" puts human faces to the stories of the displaced.
Sean Hutchinson
7.7.17
Comment

Facing Turmoil and Conflict, Syrian Refugees Tell Their Own Story

"Refugee youths carry immense creative capital, and the most untapped potential because of the uncertainty they are forced to navigate in their day to day life."
Mohsin Mohi-Ud-Din
6.28.17
The Rundown

Climate Causes Epic Landslide, and Not The Stevie Nicks Kind

Your daily guide to what’s working, what’s not, and what you can do about it.
Impact Staff
5.25.17
Comment

One Syrian Family's Story

How some refugees fled their war-torn country to safety only to face even more hardships.
Emma Ferrer
5.1.17