Climate change crises are on the rise around the world, primarily in the Middle East and North Africa. In Syria, the loss of resources and the increasing number of IDPs are increasing the countries’ ever prevalent vulnerability, making it one of the most daunting humanitarian crises of our time.
As Lebanon is responding to the influx of Syrian refugees through legislature and camp demolitions, Tiffany Kwok analyses present day conditions in Lebanon, as well as the future implications of such actions.
As Month 13 looms for many Syrians who are trying their hand at integrating into Canada without financial assistance, it is a pivotal point in the country’s ability to see their presence as a blessing as opposed to a burden.
Today, more than 35 000 Syrian refugees have arrived in Canada to be permanently resettled. We interviewed Tim Jones, CEO of ArtScape, about raising awareness and support for Canada’s Syrian refugees, and using creativity to inspire social and political change.
In her second article on the Syrian crisis, Kelsey Berg explores the role of the Canadian Armed Forces in the resettlement of the Syrian refugees brought into Canada.