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In 2013, almost two million refugees have been directly affected by the violence in Syria. Women and children make up three quarters of this population.

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The Refugee Education program helps hundreds of children continue their education outside of Syria.  schools and summer programs provide refugee children educational experience and extracurricular activities that address their social challenges and improve their morale.

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agencies have had to reduce aid to Syrian refugees in Lebanon and those who get no food assistance say they are falling into deep debt. With Syrians continuing to flood into Jordan and Lebanon, U.N. agencies were hard-pressed to provide food assistance to refugees for most of last year.

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    World Refugee Day Events

    We’ll update the information here and through our email alerts as soon as it becomes available… But anyone, anywhere can honor refugees on this day.

     

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Who is an internally displaced person (IDP)?

Who is an internally displaced person (IDP)?

An internally displaced person (IDP) is a person who has been forced to flee his or her home for the same reason as a refugee, but remains in his or her own country and has not crossed an international border. More