Dispatches from the Field

Staying Active, Staying Safe

Young football players at Za’atari Camp are staying active while keeping safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. For years, football has kept boys and girls at Za’atari Camp in Jordan engaged while allowing them to form new friendships as they cope with the trauma of displacement.

A Community Approach to Health

As refugees and displaced people leave their homes due to war or conflict, creating a new sense of community becomes a priority. In a displacement camps in northeast Syria, residents often engage in daily camp activities and decisions through community committees.