A new photography project is training refugee children to document their environment. See the world through their eyes in this photo gallery. (Nat Geo News)
Use our resources to learn more about Syrian refugee camps.
Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources in our Teachers’ Toolkit, including a link to today’s MapMaker Interactive map.
- What are refugees?
- Refugees are people who flee their home, usually due to natural disaster or political upheaval. Learn more about refugees here.
- What are host countries?
- Host countries are nations or regions to which refugees flee.
- What are the most popular host countries for Syrian refugees? Take a look at today’s MapMaker Interactive map for some help.
- Why are Syrian families fleeing their country?
- Syria is engaged in an horrific civil war. The authoritarian government of President Bashar al-Assad is being opposed by rebel groups with different agendas, from greater freedom to the establishment of an Islamist state. A Kurdish-dominated region in Syria has also declared independence. And then there’s ISIS, an international terrorist organization seeking to establish a new caliphate with a Syrian capital. Learn more about the belligerents in the Syrian Civil War here.
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