Syria's Refugees: Turkey saturated

Collection with 84 media items created by Steven Wassenaar

Turkey 20 Mar 2014 22:00

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By Steven Wassenaar
30 Jan 2014

Member of the brigade Liwa Al-Tawhid, wounded during combat with ISIS in Aleppo, illegally crosses the border near Kilis between Syria and Turkey, aided by smugglers and a comrade. He is to be taken care off by the Tawhid Medical Foundation based in Gaziantep and Kilis, Turkey where he will receive medical care in a Turkish hospital. He will recover in a secret apartment of the Liwa Al-Tawhid brigade before returning to Syria. His brigade, Liwa al-Tawhid, is one of most famous in Aleppo and counts 12,000 fighters and organizes its own medical services (Tawhid Medical Foundation) in Turkey.

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By Steven Wassenaar
26 Jan 2014

Ahmad Abu Ubaidah, 25, a former commander in Al-Tawhid brigade, who led 10 people in a battalion of 40. 50 of his friends died during the war. In January 2013 he was hit during the famous battle of the airport by a tank shell and he lost a leg. Then he went back to the front with one leg but he slowed his friends. Now he works relentlessly for the Tawhid Medical Foundation in Gaziantep and Kilis, Turkey, organizing medical aid, translators and housing for his wounded comrades. Even with one leg he stays a commander, now active on the front of medical help and assistance.

Ahmad Abu Ubaidah, 25 ans, ancien commandant de brigade Al-Tawhid brigade, dirigeait 10 personnes dans un bataillon de 40. 50 de ses amis sont morts pendant la guerre. En janvier 2013 il a été touché pendant la célèbre bataille de l'aéroport par un obus de blindé et il a perdu une jambe. Ensuite il est reparti sur le front avec une jambe mais il ralentissait ses amis. Maintenant il travaille pour le Tawhid Medical Foundation à Gaziantep et à Kilis, Turquie. Ahmad organise les soins et des traducteurs pour ses camarades blessés, des logements pour leur famille en turquie. Même avec 1jambe il reste un commandant, actif sur un autre front: celui des soins médicaux et de l’assistance.

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By Steven Wassenaar
03 Feb 2014

Ahmad Abu Ubaidah, 25 years, is trying a new prosthesis in Kilis - Turkey. Before the war an electrician, Ahmad is a former commander of the Al-Tawhid brigade, who led 10 people in a battalion of 40. 50 of his friends died during the war. In January 2013 he was hit during the famous Battle of the airport by a tank shell and he lost a leg. Then he went back to the front with one leg but he slowed his friends. Now he works relentlessly for the Tawhid Medical Foundation in Gaziantep and Kilis, Turkey, organizing medical aid, translators and housing for his wounded comrades. Even with one leg he stays a commander, now active on the front of medical help and assistance.

Ahmad Abu Ubaidah, 25 ans, essaie une nouvelle prothèse a Kilis en Turquie. Cet ancien électricien, commandant de brigade Al-Tawhid brigade, dirigeait 10 personnes dans un bataillon de 40. 50 de ses amis sont morts pendant la guerre. En janvier 2013 il a été touché pendant la célèbre bataille de l'aéroport par un obus de blindé et il a perdu une jambe. Ensuite il est reparti sur le front avec une jambe mais il ralentissait ses amis. Maintenant il travaille pour le Tawhid Medical Foundation à Gaziantep et à Kilis, Turquie. Ahmad organise les soins et des traducteurs pour ses camarades blessés, des logements pour leur famille en turquie. Même avec 1jambe il reste un commandant, actif sur un autre front: celui des soins médicaux et de l’assistance.

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By Steven Wassenaar
03 Feb 2014

Ahmad Abu Ubaidah, 25 years, is trying a new prosthesis in Kilis - Turkey. Before the war an electrician, Ahmad is a former commander of the Al-Tawhid brigade, who led 10 people in a battalion of 40. 50 of his friends died during the war. In January 2013 he was hit during the famous Battle of the airport by a tank shell and he lost a leg. Then he went back to the front with one leg but he slowed his friends. Now he works relentlessly for the Tawhid Medical Foundation in Gaziantep and Kilis, Turkey, organizing medical aid, translators and housing for his wounded comrades. Even with one leg he stays a commander, now active on the front of medical help and assistance.

Ahmad Abu Ubaidah, 25 ans, essaie une nouvelle prothèse a Kilis en Turquie. Cet ancien électricien, commandant de brigade Al-Tawhid brigade, dirigeait 10 personnes dans un bataillon de 40. 50 de ses amis sont morts pendant la guerre. En janvier 2013 il a été touché pendant la célèbre bataille de l'aéroport par un obus de blindé et il a perdu une jambe. Ensuite il est reparti sur le front avec une jambe mais il ralentissait ses amis. Maintenant il travaille pour le Tawhid Medical Foundation à Gaziantep et à Kilis, Turquie. Ahmad organise les soins et des traducteurs pour ses camarades blessés, des logements pour leur famille en turquie. Même avec 1jambe il reste un commandant, actif sur un autre front: celui des soins médicaux et de l’assistance.

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By Steven Wassenaar
03 Feb 2014

Ahmad Abu Ubaidah, 25 years, is trying a new prosthesis in Kilis - Turkey. Before the war an electrician, Ahmad is a former commander of the Al-Tawhid brigade, who led 10 people in a battalion of 40. 50 of his friends died during the war. In January 2013 he was hit during the famous Battle of the airport by a tank shell and he lost a leg. Then he went back to the front with one leg but he slowed his friends. Now he works relentlessly for the Tawhid Medical Foundation in Gaziantep and Kilis, Turkey, organizing medical aid, translators and housing for his wounded comrades. Even with one leg he stays a commander, now active on the front of medical help and assistance.

Ahmad Abu Ubaidah, 25 ans, essaie une nouvelle prothèse a Kilis en Turquie. Cet ancien électricien, commandant de brigade Al-Tawhid brigade, dirigeait 10 personnes dans un bataillon de 40. 50 de ses amis sont morts pendant la guerre. En janvier 2013 il a été touché pendant la célèbre bataille de l'aéroport par un obus de blindé et il a perdu une jambe. Ensuite il est reparti sur le front avec une jambe mais il ralentissait ses amis. Maintenant il travaille pour le Tawhid Medical Foundation à Gaziantep et à Kilis, Turquie. Ahmad organise les soins et des traducteurs pour ses camarades blessés, des logements pour leur famille en turquie. Même avec 1jambe il reste un commandant, actif sur un autre front: celui des soins médicaux et de l’assistance.

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By Steven Wassenaar
30 Jan 2014

Ahmad Abu Ubaidah, former commander of the Al-Tawhid brigade, visits a wounded fighter in Gaziantep, Turkey. Ahmad Abu Ubaidah, 25 years, before the war an electrician, lost a leg in a famous battle for the international airport. Now he works relentlessly for the Tawhid Medical Foundation in Gaziantep and Kilis, organizing medical aid, translators and housing for his wounded comrades. Even with one leg he stays a commander, now active on the front of medical help and assistance.

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By Steven Wassenaar
30 Jan 2014

An ambulance crosses the Turkish border to take a person who was wounded in Aleppo to a Turkish hospital in Kilis. The organization of the evacuation of wounded Syrians is largely the work of the Liwa Al-Tawhid brigade which set up its own medical services (Medical Foundation Tawhid) in Turkey.

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By Steven Wassenaar
01 Feb 2014

Naser Taref, 29 years old, in an improvised hospital of the Medical Tawhid Foundation in Gaziantep, Turkey. Naser was a general military commander of the Liwa al-Tawheed & Jihad brigade in Hasakeh. He lost his right leg, one eye and several fingers when a bomb exploded under his car in November 2013. He is married and has a child, he was a mechanic before the war. His brigade, the Liwa al-Tawhid, is one of most famous in Aleppo and counts 12,000 fighters and organizes its own medical services (Tawhid Medical Foundation) in Turkey.

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By Steven Wassenaar
01 Feb 2014

Naser Taref, 29 years old, in an improvised hospital of the Medical Tawhid Foundation in Gaziantep, Turkey. Naser was a general military commander of the Liwa al-Tawheed & Jihad brigade in Hasakeh. He lost his right leg, one eye and several fingers when a bomb exploded under his car in November 2013. He is married and has a child, he was a mechanic before the war. His brigade, the Liwa al-Tawhid, is one of most famous in Aleppo and counts 12,000 fighters and organizes its own medical services (Tawhid Medical Foundation) in Turkey.

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By Steven Wassenaar
01 Feb 2014

Naser Taref, 29 years old, in an improvised hospital of the Medical Tawhid Foundation in Gaziantep, Turkey. Naser was a general military commander of the Liwa al-Tawheed & Jihad brigade in Hasakeh. He lost his right leg, one eye and several fingers when a bomb exploded under his car in November 2013. He is married and has a child, he was a mechanic before the war. His brigade, the Liwa al-Tawhid, is one of most famous in Aleppo and counts 12,000 fighters and organizes its own medical services (Tawhid Medical Foundation) in Turkey.

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By Steven Wassenaar
01 Feb 2014

Naser Taref, 29 years old, in an improvised hospital of the Medical Tawhid Foundation in Gaziantep, Turkey. Naser was a general military commander of the Liwa al-Tawheed & Jihad brigade in Hasakeh. He lost his right leg, one eye and several fingers when a bomb exploded under his car in November 2013. He is married and has a child, he was a mechanic before the war. His brigade, the Liwa al-Tawhid, is one of most famous in Aleppo and counts 12,000 fighters and organizes its own medical services (Tawhid Medical Foundation) in Turkey.

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By Steven Wassenaar
25 Jan 2014

Mohammed, 7, has lived with his family in the district Korshiyaka Muhales in Gaziantep, Turkey for the past seven months in a $100-a-month cellar, with no windows. The owner said they must evacuate the place in three days. Children has not gone to school since three years.

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By Steven Wassenaar
31 Jan 2014

On the Syrian - Turkish border in Kilis, newly arrived refugees from Aleppo had to escape Turkish border controls and cross the border illegally. Because Turkey is saturated with refugees, they will likely get no help, no work, and no place in a refugee camp. Many refugees return to Aleppo after a few months in Turkey.

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By Steven Wassenaar
28 Jan 2014

On the Syrian - Turkish border in Kilis, four young refugees carry their luggage as they try to escape the Turkish border controls and cross the border illegally. Because Turkey is saturated with refugees, they will likely get no help, no work, and no place in a refugee camp. Many refugees return to Aleppo after a few months.

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By Steven Wassenaar
31 Jan 2014

On the Syrian - Turkish border in Kilis, newly arrived refugee from Aleppo who had to escape Turkish border controls and cross the border illegally. Because Turkey is saturated with refugees, they will likely get no help, no work, and no place in a refugee camp. Many refugees return to Aleppo after a few months in Turkey.

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By Steven Wassenaar
28 Jan 2014

On the Syrian - Turkish border, newly arrived refugees from Aleppo sleep in a bus station. Because Turkey is saturated with refugees, they will likely get no help, no work, and no place in a refugee camp. Many refugees return to Aleppo after a few months in Turkey.

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By Steven Wassenaar
28 Jan 2014

In Kilis, near the Syrian - Turkish border, newly-arrived refugees from Aleppo sleep in a bus station next their bags and luggage. Because Turkey is saturated with refugees, they will likely get no help, no work, and no place in a refugee camp. Many refugees return to Aleppo after a few months in Turkey.

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By Steven Wassenaar
28 Jan 2014

Near the Syrian - Turkish border, a newly-arrived refugee family from Aleppo sleep in a bus station. Because Turkey is saturated with refugees, they will likely get no help, no work, and no place in a refugee camp. Many refugees return to Aleppo after just a few months in Turkey.

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By Steven Wassenaar
31 Jan 2014

On the Syrian - Turkish border in Kilis, newly arrived refugees from Aleppo with no place to go, waiting for their families to pick them up. M Mohammad, 30, and L Mona, 9. Because Turkey is saturated with refugees, they will likely get no help, no work, and no place in a refugee camp. Many refugees return to Aleppo after a few months in Turkey.

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By Steven Wassenaar
31 Jan 2014

On the Syrian - Turkish border in Kilis, newly arrived refugees from Aleppo have no place to go as they wait for their families to pick them up. R Mohammed, 30 , M Mona, 9, and L Fatima, 10. Because Turkey is saturated with refugees, they will likely get no help, no work, and no place in a refugee camp. Many refugees return to Aleppo after a few months in Turkey.

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By Steven Wassenaar
31 Jan 2014

This is Fatima, a 10-year-old Syrian refugee

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By Steven Wassenaar
31 Jan 2014

On the Syrian - Turkish border in Kilis, refugee from Aleppo, nine-year-old Mona, has no place to go, waits for her family to pick her up. Because Turkey is saturated with refugees, they will likely get no help, no work, and no place in a refugee camp. Many refugees return to Aleppo after a few months in Turkey.

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By Steven Wassenaar
31 Jan 2014

On the Syrian - Turkish border in Kilis, newly arrived refugee from Aleppo with no place to go, waiting for family to pick her up. Fatima 10 years. Because Turkey is saturated with refugees, they will likely get no help, no work, and no place in a refugee camp. Many refugees return to Aleppo after a few months in Turkey.

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By Steven Wassenaar
31 Jan 2014

On the Syrian - Turkish border in Kilis, newly arrived Fatima, 10, refugee from Aleppo with no place to go, waits for her family to pick her up. Because Turkey is saturated with refugees, they will likely get no help, no work, and no place in a refugee camp. Many refugees return to Aleppo after a few months in Turkey.

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By Steven Wassenaar
31 Jan 2014

On the Syrian - Turkish border in Kilis, newly arrived refugee from Aleppo, Fatima, 10, has no place to go and waits for her family to pick her up. Because Turkey is saturated with refugees, they will likely get no help, no work, and no place in a refugee camp. Many refugees return to Aleppo after a few months in Turkey.

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By Steven Wassenaar
31 Jan 2014

On the Syrian - Turkish border in Kilis, newly arrived refugees from Aleppo in a bus to Gaziantep, Turkey. R Mona, 9, and L Fatima, 10. Because Turkey is saturated with refugees, they will likely get no help, no work, and no place in a refugee camp. Many refugees return to Aleppo after a few months in Turkey.

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By Steven Wassenaar
31 Jan 2014

On the Syrian - Turkish border in Kilis, newly arrived refugee from Aleppo pack a Taxi to go to the bus station. Because Turkey is saturated with refugees, they will likely get no help, no work, and no place in a refugee camp. Many refugees return to Aleppo after a few months in Turkey.

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By Steven Wassenaar
28 Jan 2014

Near the Syrian - Turkish border in Kilis, which is now saturated with refugees, new arrivals will likely get no help, no work, and no place in a refugee camp. Many refugees return to Aleppo after just a few months in Turkey.

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By Steven Wassenaar
31 Jan 2014

In Kilis, near Syrian - Turkish border, 2 refugee families from Aleppo live each in a tiny, wet and cold storage room. The family at the right has a 13 days old baby, Gais in the arms of his father, Abu Abdo, 72. Abu Abdo also has a five-year-old son, Yousef, and a three-year-old daughter, Baraah. They have been here since two months. The family at the left consists of 11 members, Ahmad (40 years), the father, worked in a factory in Aleppo. He has 4 boys and 3 girls. He has been looking for a job in Turkey since 1,5 months. The monthly rent for their room is $200, but they don't have any money left. They say they will return to Aleppo in 3-5 days.

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By Steven Wassenaar
31 Jan 2014

Near the Syrian - Turkish border in Kilis, Abu Abdo, 72-year-old refugee from Aleppo, walks with two of his children, his son Yousef, 5, and his daughter, Baraah, 3. He has found no job in Turkey, lives with five people in one tiny $200-a-month room and was asked to leave the place. Abu Abdo says he has no money left and will return to Aleppo.

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By Steven Wassenaar
31 Jan 2014

Near the Syrian - Turkish border in Kilis, Abu Abdo, a 72-year-old refugee from Aleppo, his wife Um Abdo, 33, and their 13-day-old baby Gais live in a tiny $200-a-month they will have to evacuate. Abu Abdo has not found a job in Turkey, he has no money left and says he will return to Aleppo.

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By Steven Wassenaar
31 Jan 2014

In Kilis, near Syrian - Turkish border. Abu Abdo, 72, refugee from Aleppo, sits with his wife Um Abdo 33, and their baby Gais, 13 days old, and his daugther Baraah, 3. Abu Abdo has not found a job in Turkey, lives with five people in a $200-a-month tiny room. The house owner asked them to leave the place. Abu Abdo says he will return to Aleppo, he has no money to stay in Turkey.

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By Steven Wassenaar
31 Jan 2014

Near the Syrian - Turkish border, 72-year-old refugee from Alepp, Abu Abdo, cooks a meal. He has not found a job in Turkey, lives with five people in a tiny $200-a-month room and has no money left. After the house owner asked him and his family to leave the place, Abu Abdo says he will now return to Aleppo.

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By Steven Wassenaar
31 Jan 2014

Kilis, near the Syrian - Turkish border: Abu Abdo, a 72-year-old refugee from Aleppo, has not found a job in Turkey and was asked to leave his tiny $200-a-month room in which he lives with five people. Abu Abdo says he will return to Aleppo as he has no money to stay in Turkey.

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By Steven Wassenaar
31 Jan 2014

In Kilis near the Syrian - Turkish border, L Abdulazeen 12, R Abdulga, 14, who arrived with their refugee family from Aleppo, wait to enter Turkey. They have each lived in a tiny, wet and cold $200-a-month storage room for the past two months. Their father, 40-year-old Ahmad who is a father of four boys and three girls, has been looking for a job in Turkey for 1.5 months after leaving his job in a factory in Aleppo. Ahmad says he has no money left and will return to Aleppo in the next three to five days. Abdulga said: "I'm afraid of the bombs, me and my brothers, there has been bomb attacks, we saw the body of a dead person, we were full of fear, our stomach ached. It was in Bab Alwa, I went out to by fruit and bread and we saw the barrel bomb fall. I don't go to school since 3 years."

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By Steven Wassenaar
31 Jan 2014

On the Syrian - Turkish border, L Abdulazeen, 12, and R Abdulga, 14, are members of a refugee family from Aleppo, each living in a tiny, wet and cold storage $200-a-month room since two months. Their father, 40-year-old Ahmad who has four boys and three girls, worked in a factory in Aleppo but has been unsuccessfully searching for a job in the past 1.5 months. He does not have any money left. Abdulga - 14 said: "I'm afraid of the bombs, me and my brothers, there has been bomb attacks, we saw the body of a dead person, we were full of fear, our stomach ached. It was in Bab Alwa, I went out to by fruit and bread and we saw the barrel bomb fall. I don't go to school since 3 years."

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By Steven Wassenaar
31 Jan 2014

On the Syrian - Turkish border, L Abdulazeen, 12, and R Abdulga, 14, are members of a refugee family from Aleppo, each living in a tiny, wet and cold storage $200-a-month room since two months. Their father, 40-year-old Ahmad who has four boys and three girls, worked in a factory in Aleppo but has been unsuccessfully searching for a job in the past 1.5 months. He does not have any money left. Abdulga - 14 said: "I'm afraid of the bombs, me and my brothers, there has been bomb attacks, we saw the body of a dead person, we were full of fear, our stomach ached. It was in Bab Alwa, I went out to by fruit and bread and we saw the barrel bomb fall. I don't go to school since 3 years."

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By Steven Wassenaar
26 Jan 2014

Ahmad Amidou, a Syrian refugee, was a teacher in Aleppo but has worked in a factory in Gaziantep, Turkey, for the past year. His son, Mohammed, 6, was afraid to stay in Aleppo. Every month Ahmad returns to Aleppo.

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By Steven Wassenaar
25 Jan 2014

Syrian refugees from Aleppo live in the cellars in this building in Gaziantep, Turkey.

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By Steven Wassenaar
25 Jan 2014

Syrian refugees in the district Korshiyaka Muhales in Gaziantep (Turkey): the family has lived since seven months in a $100-a-month cellar, with no windows but must evacuate the place in 3 days. Children has not gone to school since 3 years.