The Refugee Camp: Our Desert Home

July 2016

July 28, 2016

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In part two of this series, presenters Anita Rani, A&E doctor Javid Abdelmoneim and hostile environment expert Ben Timberlake discover how Zaatari, a refugee camp in Jordan for Syrians fleeing the war, has grown from a handful of tents in the desert to a fully functioning city of 80,000 people. And, as a new generation is born here, they investigate how this remarkable city is looking to the future for the sake of its residents.

July 21, 2016

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What do a professional wrestler, a midwife, a baker, a wedding shop owner, one-day-old twins and a teenage journalist have in common? They are all residents of a unique desert city in Jordan called Zaatari. But Zaatari is no ordinary city - it is a refugee camp and home to some 80,000 Syrians who have fled the bombs and bullets of Syria's civil war and what was once a temporary camp has now become a city the size of Bath.