Twenty two-year-old Leila Yonnis dreams of studying fashion in Rome. Her sketchbooks- full of designs- were what she grabbed when her family fled in the face of ISIS fighters determined to kill those living in Kobane, Syria. Now she works with International Medical Corps in the Turkish city of
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 02/03/2017
Zakaria treasures a plain white undershirt. While it does not look remarkable, for 40-year-old Zakaria Alssayadi, it is the last connection he has with his brother, who lost his life to cancer several years ago. When his family decided to flee to Kirikhan in Turkey, where they are now helped by the
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 23/02/2017
Fifty-year-old Kawther Jahwani was forced from her home in Homs, Syria by airstrikes that threatened her family. She escaped to Reyhanli in Turkey – where she now relies on support from the International Medical Corps, funded by the European Union.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 16/02/2017
For many, the moment they had to flee their homes amidst the fighting in Syria was one of choices: what to bring with them. For 5-year-old Nizar Rastnawi, there was no such indecision – his Spiderman outfit is currently safe in his hands in the Turkish city of Kirikan.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 10/02/2017
At the Paris climate conference in December 2015, 195 countries agreed to the world's first universal action plan to tackle climate change by limiting global warming to ‘well below 2°C’. This historic achievement was just the beginning – now every country must turn their promises into action.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 27/06/2016