Topic: Jordan

Za'atari Camp, in Jordan, run by UNHCR for refugees from war in Syria.
Photo Essay

Syrian Refugees by James Nachtwey

Refugee status is temporary, in theory, but without a place to go back to limbo begins to look permanent. James Nachtwey explores the refugee crisis sparked by the war in Syria.

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Syrian Refugees
Photo Essay

Desert Surreality: Plight of Syrian Refugees Magnified Outside Zaatari

Photographers Michael Friberg and Benjamin Rasmussen teamed up to document the plight of refugees fleeing Syria to escape the ongoing bloodshed. Yesterday, they launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund a newspaper to share the layered human stories they discovered there.

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JORDAN. Zaatari. Refugee Camp. September 1, 2012. A Syrian boy waves from aboard a bus heading back to Syria from the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan. Many families have decided to return to Syria due to the bad living conditions in the Zaatari refugee camp. Zaatari, Jordan. September 1, 2012.The camp was first opened in July 2012 to host the Syrians fleeing the violence that erupted in 2011 and 2012. As of late August 2012 the camp houses 15,000 Syrian refugees.Contact email:New York : photography@magnumphotos.comParis : magnum@magnumphotos.frLondon : magnum@magnumphotos.co.ukTokyo : tokyo@magnumphotos.co.jpContact phones:New York : +1 212 929 6000Paris: + 33 1 53 42 50 00London: + 44 20 7490 1771Tokyo: + 81 3 3219 0771Image URL:http://www.magnumphotos.com/Archive/C.aspx?VP3=ViewBox_VPage&IID=2K7O3RKHMKU0&CT=Image&IT=ZoomImage01_VForm
Photo Essay

Nowhere People: The Refugees of Syria by Moises Saman

Another war, another refugee crisis. This reoccurring dynamic is all too familiar for Moises Saman after years of working in areas of conflict. Last week, TIME International marked World Refugee Day with a portfolio of Saman’s work in print. Here, LightBox presents the photographer’s thoughts on his work with refugees in Jordan, Turkey and Iraq.

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