Britain Helps - I was shot in Syria, now I shoot hoops

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Jordan

I was shot in Syria, now I shoot hoops

Shaher was left unable to walk after being shot, but with treatment in Jordan funded by UK Aid he now runs his own business and loves playing wheelchair basketball.

Syria

Iman: I had to flee but Syria is still my home

After facing hunger, cold and seeing people killed by bombs all around them, Iman and her daughte...

Syria

Roqaya: I didn't think I'd walk again

Young Syrian lost both legs when her home was hit by a bomb. Today, she is mobile again using pr...

Syria

Nawal: I'm a psychologist working with refugees

Thanks to £28.3 million in support from UK aid, International Rescue Committee psychologists lik...

Lebanon

Mariam: It helps me forget about the war

Syrian refugee Mariam, 12, goes to a UK-aid funded school three days a week where she learns Arab...

Syria

Getting Syrian children into the classroom in Zaatari camp

Innovative UK-aid funded campaign works with the community to help refugee children off the stree...

Syria

Ahmad: I'm learning more every day

Ahmad, 11, a Syrian refugee in Jordan, was out of school for two years. UK aid help got him back ...

Lebanon

New business with traditional textiles

Syrian refugees are reviving a traditional woodblock technique to make beautiful clothes and soft...

Jordan

A tour of Zaatari refugee camp

A 360-degree look at the huge camp in Jordan that some 120,000 Syrian refugees now call home, whe...

Bangladesh

Sanowara: I feared my baby would not make it

After fleeing persecution at seven-months pregnant, Sanowara gave birth to a healthy child with h...

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