Where are the kids in refugee from?

Where are the kids in refugee from?

In 2020, just three countries – Syria, South Sudan and Afghanistan – accounted for about half of all child refugees in the world; three-quarters of all child refugees come from only eight countries.

Why are children in refugee camps?

Refugee camps are temporary settlements created to provide refugees with immediate aid and protection. Forced from home, refugees are often left with little to call their own. Lacking food, clean water, clothing and proper hygiene supplies, refugee children and their families are vulernalbe to disease, abuse and worse.

What do kids do in a refugee camp?

The kids go home in the late afternoon and do chores, fetch needed firewood, eat and sleep. Kids leave home early, at first morning light, to collect firewood that they bring to the school so that the kitchen has ‘fuel’ for cooking the lunch that day.

How many children are in refugee camps in Syria?

Of the over 4.2 million refugees who have fled the conflict in Syria, half are children, according to the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR). Children in refugee camps are denied many of the joys of a typical childhood and are forced to accept this with few ways of expressing how they feel.

Where are the refugee camps in the world?

Other refugee camps hosting large numbers of refugees are Kakuma, Dadaab and Hagadera refugee camps in Kenya, Zaatari and Azraq refugee camps in Jordan, Bidi Bidi refugee camp in Uganda and Um Rakuba refugee camp in Sudan, which is responding to the growing crisis in the Tigray region of Ethiopia. How has COVID-19 impacted refugee camps?

Are there any doctors in a refugee camp?

There is only one medical clinic in the refugee camp that serves 50,000 residents. Only one M.D.! Several nurses, orderlies, and midwives are at the hospital clinic, but if you need a doctor or surgery quickly it could be lights out for you.