Photos by Thanassis Stavrakis Dreams rarely come true, at least not for long.
Photos by Hatem Moussa The Shati refugee camp in Gaza City has always been a symbol of poverty, a grey concrete jungle with 87,000 people packed into half a square kilometer, or about one fifth of a square mile.
Photos by Muhammed Muheisen Here among the tents of this informal camp for Syrian refugees in Jordan, pregnant mothers have given birth to children they struggle to care for amid sandstorms and crushing poverty.
Photos by Muhammed Muheisen Rich countries should spend less on weapons in the Syrian civil war and more on education, Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai said Monday, calling world leaders “quite stingy” as she toured a camp for the conflict’s refugees.
Photos by Muhammed Muheisen Dozens of small, makeshift tent settlements have sprung up across Jordan, home to thousands of Syrian refugees who don’t want to live in large, government-supervised refugee camps but can’t afford to live in towns and cities.
Photos by Muhammed Muheisen At Jordan’s Zaatari refugee camp near the border with Syria, the horror of the neighboring country’s civil war can be seen in the faces of its youngest refugees.