Syrian refugee Israa, 10, sits at the apartment where she lives with her uncle, his wife and their 4 children in #Amman#Jordan. Israa’s parents were killed when a bomb fell on their home in #Syria. She was 5. They had left her and her two brothers at their uncle’s home and went to collect few belongings from theirs. She was separated from her brothers who stayed with their aunt in Syria and she moved with her uncle who found refuge in Amman with his family.
Syrian refugee Latifa sits in the apartment where she lives with her two children in #Amman, #Jordan. Latifa fled #Syria in 2013, 6 months after the kidnapping of her husband, who left his home on a January 2013 day at 6am for work and never came back. A year after his kidnapping Latifa got the news that he was killed.
Syrian refugee Hussein, 2.5, sits on a mattress in the apartment where he lives with his parents and 3 siblings in #Jordan. Hussein’s father was crossing the street once in his hometown in #Syria when a sniper’s bullet hit him in his neck and came out from the back. He bled on the street for a while before people managed to carry him to safety. After he was paralysed and feared for his life and that of his wife and older child, Hussein’s father decided to seek refuge in Jordan.
Syrian refugee Oussama, 22, sits in his wheelchair in the apartment where he lives with his mother and younger sister Nour in Erbed, #Jordan. Oussama was 18 years old in 2012 when bombs started falling in the neighbourhood where they lived in #Syria. As he was running for shelter with his siblings a bomb fell few meters away from them and killed his brother pictured in the framed photograph hanging on the wall behind him. Oussama received a shrapnel in his spine that left him paralysed. A month later his mother fled to Jordan with Oussama and Nour, to seek medical assistance for her son.
Syrian refugee Ammar, 6, puts on his shoes outside the fence of the home where he lives with his brother Majed, 8, his aunt and his grandmother, background, in Mafraq, #Jordan. Ammar was born 10 days after his father was killed by a sniper in #Syria. His mother left them a year and a half after his birth and since then his aunt and his grandmother take care of them.
Syrian refugee Majed, 8, left, and his brother Ammar, 6, sit on the fence of their home where they live with their aunt and their grandmother in Mafraq, #Jordan. Ammar was born 10 days after his father was killed by a sniper in #Syria. Their mother left them a year and a half after the birth of Ammar and since then their aunt and their grandmother take care of them.
and then God told #ZeynTheCat not to lose his hair all over the apartment anymore! 😫