On The Radar
Well over a million people have fled Syria to escape the war, and as more people continue to seek safety in refugee camps in bordering countries, the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees says it is a challenge to meet the Syrian refugees’ “basic needs” and “ensure their dignity.”
In an exclusive interview with On The Radar during his visit to the largest Syrian refugee camp in Jordan—now the second largest camp in the world—High Commissioner António Guterres says the Zaatari camp is “a place in the world where human tragedy is more evident than anywhere else.”
“Here you can see how brutal the conflict has been, how dramatic the situation of the people is, and how difficult it is for us all to be able to support them to ensure their dignity,” Guterres tells On The Radar.
Actress and a special envoy for the U.N. Refugee Agency Angelina Jolie joined Guterres at the Zaatari camp to highlight the humanitarian crisis, saying “every 14 seconds someone crosses Syria's border andRead More »from Life as a Syrian refugee: A look inside the world’s second largest refugee camp