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School for Syrian Refugees in Turkey ...
Antakya, Turkey
By Jodi Hilton
15 Dec 2012

Maysam Selmo, 8, during her second day at Albashayer School for Syrian Refugee Children. She and her extended family fled their village in Idlib province of Syria. Now they live in a crowded apartment in the old city of Antakya. The school is overcrowded with 500 students and new students constantly arriving. Last week alone 115 new students enrolled.

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School for Syrian Refugees in Turkey ...
Antakya, Turkey
By Jodi Hilton
14 Dec 2012

A minibus drops children to the homes after school. Syrian refugee families a spread throughout Antakya, a small city close to the Syrian border, despite a new law prohibited them from residing there.

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School for Syrian Refugees in Turkey ...
Antakya, turkey
By Jodi Hilton
14 Dec 2012

Some Syrian children play at wrestling and fighting during recess while others play games, eat snacks and socialize at Albashayer School for Syrian Refugee Children. Violent play is common with traumatized children, especially those who have experienced violence.

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School for Syrian Refugees in Turkey ...
Antakya, Turkey
By Jodi Hilton
14 Dec 2012

Albashayer School for Syrian Refugee Children principal Sally Albunni, center, enrolls new student Nureddin, 11, who arrived with his mother to Antakya after his father was killed 15 days ago in Syria.

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School for Syrian Refugees in Turkey ...
Antakya, Turkey
By Jodi Hilton
14 Dec 2012

Children inside a minivan on their way home from Albashayer School for Syrian Refugee Children.

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School for Syrian Refugees in Turkey ...
Antakya, Turkey
By Jodi Hilton
14 Dec 2012

Children wait for minibuses to take them home from the Albashayer School for Syrian Refugee Children. School is free for Syrian children living in Turkey.

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School for Syrian Refugees in Turkey ...
Antakya, Turkey
By Jodi Hilton
14 Dec 2012

Children during recess at the Albashayer School for Syrian Refugee Children, where many seem enthusiastic about being back in school.

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School for Syrian Refugees in Turkey ...
Antakya, Turkey
By Jodi Hilton
14 Dec 2012

Rola Kadi, a Syrian American from Michigan, has been volunteering as an art teacher at the Albashayer School for Syrian Refugee Children.

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School for Syrian Refugees in Turkey ...
Antakya, Turkey
By Jodi Hilton
14 Dec 2012

Some Syrian children play at wrestling and fighting during recess while others play games, eat snacks and socialize at Albashayer School for Syrian Refugee Children. Violent play is common with traumatized children, especially those who have experienced violence.

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School for Syrian Refugees in Turkey ...
Antakya, Turkey
By Jodi Hilton
14 Dec 2012

Teacher Rafah Al Tinawie counsels a student outside class at the Albashayer School for Syrian Refugee Children. Al Tinawie says many children show signs of trauma and she sometimes meets with parents to understand what problems the children are facing.

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School for Syrian Refugees in Turkey ...
Antakya, Turkey
By Jodi Hilton
14 Dec 2012

Teachers at Albashayer School for Syrian Refugee Children are mostly devout. Between classes teachers Rafah Al Tinawie and Rola Kadi take a break to pray.

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School for Syrian Refugees in Turkey ...
Antakya, Turkey
By Jodi Hilton
14 Dec 2012

During recess, at Albashayer School for Syrian Refugee Children, some children climbed the school walls while others played games and roughhoused.

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School for Syrian Refugees in Turkey ...
Antakya, Turkey
By Jodi Hilton
14 Dec 2012

Albashayer School for Syrian Refugee Children's lower school is housed in a former apartment building on the outskirts of Antakya, near the border with Syria. Children attend in two shifts, morning and afternoon.

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School for Syrian Refugees in Turkey ...
Antakya, Turkey
By Jodi Hilton
14 Dec 2012

Cousins Suleyman Selmo, 9, and Kawthar Selmo, 10, receive donated clothes from the Albashayer School for Syrian Refugee Children on their second day at school. Many children and families are in need of basic supplies including food and clothing.

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Syrian refugees flock to aid truck in...
Zaatari, Mafraq Governate, Jordan
By Mat Wolf
15 Aug 2012

Crowds flock to a food distribution truck in the Zaatari Syrian refugee camp in Mafraq Governorate, Jordan. August 2012.

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Syrian child signals 'V' in Zaatari
Mafraq Governate, Jordan
By Mat Wolf
15 Aug 2012

A Syrian child signals a victory sign while waiting outside of a food truck in the Zaatari refugee camp in Mafraq, Jordan. August 15, 2012.

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Dust Brothers
Mafraq Governate, Jordan
By Mat Wolf
15 Aug 2012

Two teens mug for a photo outside of their shared tent in the Zaatari Syrian refugee camp in the Mafraq Governorate, Jordan. August 2012.

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UN Tent in Zaatari Marked with Graffiti
Mafraq Governate, Jordan
By Mat Wolf
15 Aug 2012

A tent marked with the words "Our homeland will be returned to us" in the Zaatari Syrian refugee camp in Mafraq Governorate, Jordan. August 15, 2012.