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Being there for the victims on the Syria crisis

Emergency
Iraq Jordan Lebanon Syria

The conflict in Syria has disrupted the lives of 12 million people, of which 3.3 million have sought refuge in Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey and Iraqi Kurdistan.

Five -year-old Noor lives in the Azraq refugee camp in northern Jordan. Since his birth, Noor has had paralysis in his right arm caused by nerve damage. With rehabilitation Noor will be able to gain mobility in his arm and he now has regular physiotherapy sessions to strengthen his arm with Handicap International physiotherapist, Asala.

Five -year-old Noor lives in the Azraq refugee camp in northern Jordan. Since his birth, Noor has had paralysis in his right arm caused by nerve damage. With rehabilitation Noor will be able to gain mobility in his arm and he now has regular physiotherapy | © Frederik Buyckx / Handicap International

Handicap International’s  500-person strong team are there every day disabled, injured and other vulnerable refugees. Vital aid, rehabilitation care, psychological support, fitting amputees with artificial limbs, are just some of the services our teams provide. So far we’ve helped more than 360,000 people since our humanitarian response activities began in 2012.

In this album you’ll find powerful photos from the photographer Frederik Buyckx featuring some of the amazing people we work with, including Yara, Sedrat, Noor Abdallah, Alham, Sami and Iman.

© Frederik Buyckx / Handicap International

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