UNICEF Photography

Syrian crisis
©UNICEF/NYHQ2014-0433/Diffidenti
14 April 2014

Jordan, 2014: During a visit to draw attention to the needs of Syrian refugees, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom shares a laugh with 12-year-old Esmaeil. The boy, his parents and five siblings fled the Syrian conflict and now live in a modest dwelling in Irbid, Jordan, where they have exhausted their savings to cover expenses. Esmaeli would like to continue his education, but the nearest school is full, and his family cannot afford the bus fare to send him to another.

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