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Malek's Digital Diary: "The Syrian refugees have turned this place into heaven."

Posted January 23, 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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Take a tour with Malek this week as he brings us around the main market road in Za'atari.


Supporting a Family at Age 14

Posted January 27, 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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The work is okay. It’s not a problem, but I would love to have any opportunity to go back to Syria. I miss my school and the shop I used to work in.

Source: http://childrenofsyria.info/2014/01/26/supporting-...

SULIMANIYAH, Iraq, December 2013 —The Tasloga restaurant is the only checkpoint that connects the town of Sulimaniyah in eastern Iraqi Kurdistan, to points south. Trucks pass through here from as far away as Saudi Arabia. Ahmed’s 13-hour day starts at eight in the morning. He makes salads, serves tea and clears tables. He is 14 years old. Ahmed arrived from Syria with his family ten months ago, driven out by the conflict. Five months ago he got a job in the restaurant...


OneMinutesJr. Road to Za'atari

Posted January 29, 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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We are now receiving the videos produced by the young filmmakers from the OneMinutesJr. Workshop in Za'atari. This week's OMJ is produced by Hamza, a 16 year old in the Za'atari Refugee Camp in Jordan. Check out this young man's unique reflection on his journey to Za'atari.


Love of football reduces trauma

Posted February 1, 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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The important thing is to get together with a couple of friends and to have a ball to run after

Source: http://childrenofsyria.info/2014/01/23/syrian-chil...

This story is re-blogged from the childrenofsyria.info site. One of the important aspects of the Child Friendly Spaces is providing psychological support for children. Syrian children’s love of football helps reduce trauma With the bell still echoing in the corridors of the Islahiye camp school, recently built by UNICEF and the Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD), a group of Syrian children gather excitedly on the football field outside the nearby Child Friendly...


OneMinutesJr. Workshop Za'atari: Part 2 - Getting Hands-On with Filmmaking

Posted February 3, 2014 no picture theoneminutesjr.

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The OneMinutesJr. gives youth the opportunity to have their voices heard by creating one minute videos that share their ideas, dreams, fascinations, anxieties and viewpoints on the world. The OneMinutesJr. held a workshop in Zaatari refugee camp, Jordan 18-23 January 2014. Read Part One and Part Three The first day of the Zaatari Camp workshop involved a lot of teaching, a lot of supervising and we only barely got to scratch the surface of the video ideas. On the second day,...


OneMinutesJr. The End of Childhood

Posted February 5, 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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(Omaima, 12, Zaatari Camp, Jordan, 2014) Leaving behind her toys in Syria, a young girl tries to recreate her dream world.


OneMinutesJr. Workshop Za'atari: Part 3 - Lights, Camera, Action!

Posted February 9, 2014 no picture theoneminutesjr.

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The OneMinutesJr. gives youth the opportunity to have their voices heard by creating one minute videos that share their ideas, dreams, fascinations, anxieties and viewpoints on the world. The OneMinutesJr. held a workshop in Zaatari refugee camp, Jordan 18-23 January 2014. Read Part One and Part Two. Finally a full day of filming! There’s a lot to film, but we have a bit of extra time because the screening is not until the 6th day. 13-year-old Oday used to love swimmin...


OneMinutesJr. Necessity is the Mother of Invention

Posted February 12, 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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(Oday, 13, Zaatari Camp, 2014) When you miss something in the camp, sometimes you have to use your imagination. Created at the 2014 Zaatari Camp OneMinutesJrs. workshop on the theme "Our Now, Our Future."


OneMinutesJr. Beautiful Apple Tree

Posted February 20, 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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(Ghaida, 16, Zaatari Camp, Jordan) A beautiful scene pops up in the camp, and delivers a missing taste. Have you shared something in your community before?


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