Amnesty report reveals desperate plight of Syrian refugees in Turkey

More than 1 million Syrian refugees who have flocked to Turkey to escape fighting at home are struggling to survive on their own, with government-run refugee camps operating at full capacity, according to a report by Amnesty International. Turkey has been lauded for its swift response to the massive influx of Syrians, but the international […]

UN warns: Funding shortfall could leave a million Iraqis, Syrians out in the cold

The U.N. refugee agency warned Tuesday that a funding shortfall of $58.45 million could leave up to one million Iraqis and Syrians out in the cold this winter. “The shortfall affects our winter preparedness programs… and means that UNHCR is having to make some very tough choices over who to prioritize,” UNHCR spokesperson Melissa Fleming […]