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6 years of Syrian crisis, testimonies from our staff on the field

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Fleeing violence in Syria: Osama has been a refugee in a wheelchair for 8 years
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Fleeing violence in Syria: Osama has been a refugee in a wheelchair for 8 years

25- year-old Osama was living in a nice house with his family in the south of Syria until his neighbourhood was bombed in 2012. His 13-year old little brother died and the family had to flee. A missile fragment entered one of his 12th vertebras, leaving him paralyzed from the waist down.

After fleeing Syria, Amer was victim of a car accident
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After fleeing Syria, Amer was victim of a car accident

Amer, 38, is a worker and lives with his wife, their child and his parents in the Baqaa Camp, Jordan. After fleeing Syria, he found a job in maintenance and started to rebuild his life. A terrible accident in 2019 left him with two fractured legs.

Diabetic Abdel recovers from amputation with HI support
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Diabetic Abdel recovers from amputation with HI support

Diabetic Abdel recovers from amputation thanks to HI support.