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Syria Refugee Children Fear for Their Future

About half of the 4.8 million Syrians who fled their homeland are children, and some of the most vulnerable live in dozens of makeshift tent camps, including in Jordan, which has taken in close to 640,000 refugees. Children in these camps near the northern Jordanian city of Mafraq say they miss their old lives in Syria, especially going to school. “I used to go to the school back in Hama,” Rakan Raslan, 11, said of his hometown in western Syria. “I used to have friends there. Our home...

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