Syria: Refugees in winter

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World Vision’s Sevil Omer recently traveled to the Middle East, serving with our Syria crisis response, based in Amman, Jordan. She shares insights and the latest from our work providing winter relief to the most vulnerable affected by Syria’s conflict: Children.

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The day dawned gunmetal gray and the cold shook me awake as I walked down a peaceful street in Gaziantep, a city in south eastern Turkey near the Syrian border.

A man wearing a black painter’s brush moustache and crisp white uniform opened the door to a baklava shop, delivering a warm aroma of butter and honey into the air. Across the street, a Turkish mother chased after her son, lecturing him on the need for his jacket to ward off December’s chill.

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