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Sweden: Mahmoud's Escape

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Mahmoud was one of more than 300,000 Syrian refugees who have sought safety in Egypt since the conflict in his homeland began three years ago. The nine-year-old was so desperate to attend school that he risked his life to get to Europe. He was stopped and sent back to Egypt but is now making a fresh start in Sweden.

BuzzFeed featured Mamoud's courageous story here: http://goo.gl/ob8OEb




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If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require B-Roll, transcripts, stills or much more information, please contact us at drozditb@unhcr.org or tibaw@unhcr.org.

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UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, works to protect and assist those fleeing war and persecution. Since 1950, we have helped tens of millions of people find safety and rebuild their lives. With your support, we can restore hope for many more.

Read more at http://UNHCR.org

Support our work with refugees now by subscribing to this channel, liking this video and sharing it with your friends and contacts. Thanks so much for your help.
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Mahmoud was one of more than 300,000 Syrian refugees who have sought safety in Egypt since the conflict in his homeland began three years ago. The nine-year-old was so desperate to attend school that he risked his life to get to Europe. He was stopped and sent back to Egypt but is now making a fresh start in Sweden.

BuzzFeed featured Mamoud's courageous story here: http://goo.gl/ob8OEb




Information for media:
If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require B-Roll, transcripts, stills or much more information, please contact us at drozditb@unhcr.org or tibaw@unhcr.org.

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UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, works to protect and assist those fleeing war and persecution. Since 1950, we have helped tens of millions of people find safety and rebuild their lives. With your support, we can restore hope for many more.

Read more at http://UNHCR.org

Support our work with refugees now by subscribing to this channel, liking this video and sharing it with your friends and contacts. Thanks so much for your help. Show less

Syria Refugee Crisis - UNHCR reports Play

UNHCR support displaced people in Syria, and Syrian refugees in countries across the region. Watch and hear from refugees about how their lives have been changed, and see what UNHCR and partners are doing to support those who've fled their homes.

Read more on UNHCR: http://rfg.ee/qH0zq
Watch UNHCR reports on the Syrian crisis: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL587DEB510E8CB629

Central Africa Republic Crisis Play

The conflict in CAR escalated in December 2012, when the Seleka rebel coalition began fighting the government before capturing Bangui and ousting President François Bozizé in March last year. Months of brutality against civilians followed before wide-scale fighting erupted again in December between the predominantly Muslim Seleka and the mainly Christian Anti-Balaka militias. This was marked by attacks on people based on religion, triggering massive population displacement.

As of February 12th 2014 2.5 millions are in need, read more: http://rfg.ee/tM4ML
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