Dispatches from the Field

First Aid Training Helps Save a Child’s Life

“The feeling when you save someone’s life cannot be described.” In October 2017, Iman, a 23-year-old woman fled the battles between the Iraqi army and ISIS in Tal Afar District in Iraq. Her first attempt to escape with her husband Aziz and their 3-year-old daughter failed, and Aziz was killed.  
Za'atari Camp, Jordan

Refugee Photographer Shares Passion Through Teaching

“We can resolve conflict through a picture.” From the time Shawkat took his first steps, he can remember the smell of negatives developing in his father’s photography shop in Dara’a in Syria. He grew up visiting the studio and photography became a passion as his father taught him how to tell stories through pictures.