Older refugees suffer as Syria conflict continues

An older Syrian refugee injured her legs in the bombings.

Today marks three years since the war in Syria began. Nearly 1 in 2 Syrians have been forced to flee their homes. Around 72,000 registered refugees are over 60 years old.

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How Age International are helping older Syrian refugees

Moustafa and his wife in Syria.

What happens when an older Syrian refugee receives a cash transfer? How do they spend it? What impact does it have on their life? Moustafa, a 62 year old grandfather – who fled from Homs to Jordan – shares his story.

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Life as an older Syrian refugee

An older Syrian refugee sits up in bed in Jordan.

The UN has described the current crisis in Syria as the world’s worst refugee crisis for twenty years. There are now more Syrians displaced than any other nationality in the world. Chris Roles, our Director, reports from Jordan.

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Older Syrian refugees ‘forgotten’ by aid agencies

An older Syrian refugee is bed bound due to injuring her legs.

Older Syrian refugees are not receiving the help that they need, according to a new report from the Caritas Lebanon Migrant Center (CLMC).

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