While reporting the news from Aleppo, Syria, media have continued to repeat a war narrative of death and destruction, while bombarding the viewer with graphic images of the injured and dead. But there is another reality of the situation which also deserves attention, one that people in Aleppo — and all across Syria — face daily: that of their survival.
Jesuit Refugee Service/USA, along with John Carroll University and The Ignatian Solidarity Network, invites you to join us on Wednesday, April 11, 2012 from 8:00 - 10:00 p.m. in the St. Francis Chapel at John Carroll University 20700 North Park Blvd. University Heights, OH 44118
Syria: shelter and food difficult to find :: Through its home visits team, JRS Jordan provided emergency relief to 277 Syrian families in the capital, Amman, and 300 Syrian families in the northern border city of Irbid between October and December last year. (Jesuit Refugee Service)
Rohingya of Myanmar face statelessness :: Rohingya women stand in front of their makeshift home in an unregistered Rohingya refugee camp in Teknaf, Bangladesh, June 17, 2012. (Reuters/Andrew Biraj, courtesy the Thomson Reuters Foundation – AlertNet)