Refugee http://kunc.org en Do You Know What The U.S. Government Is Up To In Syria? http://kunc.org/post/do-you-know-what-us-government-syria Mark Ward is the U.S. State Department's senior adviser on assistance to Syria, and when he heard the Syrian border town of Azaz was overrun by an offshoot of al-Qaida in September, he knew it was time to get creative again.<p>"You always have to have a plan B in this kind of work," he says.<p>Ward is based in Turkey. His job is to oversee a growing and unusual U.S. humanitarian assistance program in rebel-held areas in seven provinces across northern Syria.<p>U.S. Fri, 04 Oct 2013 15:20:00 +0000 Deborah Amos 50393 at http://kunc.org Do You Know What The U.S. Government Is Up To In Syria? Humanitarian Aid Agencies Brace For Fallout From Syrian Strikes http://kunc.org/post/humanitarian-aid-agencies-brace-fallout-syrian-strikes The World Health Organization says the Syrian civil war is currently the worst ongoing humanitarian crisis on earth.<p>Aid groups have been scrambling to provide shelter, food, water and health care to the huge numbers of people who've been uprooted by the fighting. The big question now is whether U.S. Mon, 09 Sep 2013 11:25:00 +0000 49358 at http://kunc.org Humanitarian Aid Agencies Brace For Fallout From Syrian Strikes 2 Million Syrians Are Now Refugees And More Are 'On The Way' http://kunc.org/post/2-million-syrians-are-now-refugees-and-more-are-way "The number of Syrians forced to seek shelter abroad since civil war began in March 2011 passed the 2 million mark on Tuesday with no sign of the outflow ending soon," <a href="http://www.unhcr.org/522495669.html" target="_blank">the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees reports</a>. Tue, 03 Sep 2013 10:50:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 49116 at http://kunc.org 2 Million Syrians Are Now Refugees And More Are 'On The Way' A Glimpse Of Syria's 1 Million Child Refugees http://kunc.org/post/glimpse-syrias-1-million-child-refugees Syria's war has reached another grim milestone: Two United Nations agencies announced Friday that <a href="http://www.unicef.org/media/media_70225.html" target="_blank">1 million Syrian children</a> have now fled their homeland in an uprising and civil war that's well into its third year.<p>The accompanying slide show provides a glimpse of some of these children and the conditions they are living in.<p>The numbers continue to grow rapidly. Fri, 23 Aug 2013 17:04:00 +0000 48733 at http://kunc.org A Glimpse Of Syria's 1 Million Child Refugees The Don Who's Taken Charge Of Jordan's Biggest Refugee Camp http://kunc.org/post/don-whos-taken-charge-jordans-biggest-refugee-camp In chaotic situations, certain people rise to the top, and that is certainly the case for Mohammed al-Hariri, a former air conditioning repairman who commands enormous deference on the windblown streets of <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/parallels/2013/07/09/200049311/Reversing-Direction-Some-Syrian-Refugees-Now-Heading-Home" target="_blank">Zaatari refugee camp</a>.<p>In less than a year, the Zaatari camp <a href="http://www.npr.org/2013/05/02/180595881/sea-of-syrian-refugees-threatens-to-overload-jordan" target="_blank">in Jordan</a> has grown into an instant city, with 120,000 residents w Sun, 14 Jul 2013 09:22:00 +0000 Deborah Amos 47053 at http://kunc.org The Don Who's Taken Charge Of Jordan's Biggest Refugee Camp