2018 ACT Alliance General Assembly
October 28 - November 1
Uppsala, Sweden
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Supporting those who had to flee

Credit: FCA

The conflict in Syria has created the largest displacement crisis in well over a generation, possibly since the second world war. Six million people remain displaced internally, more than five million are registered as refugees in neighbouring countries and over a million more have fled to Europe or elsewhere.

ACT member Finn Church Aid’s (FCA) work in Jordan focuses on assisting Syrian refugees with non-formal education, vocational skills and psychosocial support. The aim is to instil hope, particularly in young people. FCA is also supporting vulnerable IDPs, returnees and refugees in Somaliland, mainly through return assistance and provision of livelihood opportunities in the reintegration process.

The videos below share some of the stories of people who are striving to survive far from their homes, finding with the ACT members the support they need to carry on.