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Emergency Rehabilitation
Syria

Omar, 32, is Syrian. Now a refugee in Jordan, he lives in Azraq camp. Victim of torture in Syria, he is still traumatised by his experiences and is being monitored by Handicap International, which is providing him with rehabilitation care and psychological support. 

 

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Omar in the Azraq rehabilitation room. | © E. Fourt / Handicap International

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