Life as a refugee

by Sumaya Agha, July 2015

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Showkat, 20, arrived in Jordan with his family three years ago from Daraa, Syria. He’s with his 18-month old son, Omer, who was born in the camp. Life as a refugee in the desert is grueling, especially in the summer: “There’s heat, dust, a lack of water, and no electricity. It makes you feel desperate. We become angry. We have this internal psychological pressure.” Zaatari Camp for Syrian Refugees, Zaatari, Jordan. 

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