To add to the flow of information and images about the current refugee crisis, here is a selection of photos from a 9/7/15 BuzzFeed article, A Charity Gave Refugee Children Disposable Cameras. Along with cameras, the kids were given some photographic instruction to capture their daily lives in refugee settlements. The goal of this phototherapy project was to give the children “a form of psychosocial support – catharsis through artistic expression.”
Thanks to reporter Alan White, to BuzzFeed, and to Unicef, who gave the cameras to 500 Syrian and Palestinian refugee children. All photos are by children ages 7-12, taken between October 2013 and July 2014. I encourage you to view all of these amazing photos in a larger format and read the full article here. You can find out how to help Unicef here.