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Their faces are shocked, drawn and grim, these Somali refugees arriving at a camp just over the Kenyan border. Yet photographer Luca Catalano Gonzaga sees the positive side: people who are willing to stand up for themselves and sacrifice for a new life rather than remain in their troubled homeland.

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Black-and-white • Luca Catalano Gonzaga • Portraits • Refugees • Somalia • World
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In refugee camps around the world, the group Payasos Sin Fronteras — or Clowns Without Borders — gives children something to smile about. Photographer Samuel Rodriguez has traveled to troubled areas of Africa, Haiti and the Middle East and witnessed the joy these performers bring to their audiences.

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Entertainment • Refugees • Samuel Rodriguez • World
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Moises Saman's camera shows the littlest victims of Syria's civil war: the children. Saman has been capturing dramatic images among the 2 million refugees that the United Nations says have fled Syria since shortly after the conflict began in 2011. More than half are 16 and younger, the United Nations says.

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Magnum Photos • Moises Saman • Refugees • Syria
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Dutch photojournalist Kadir van Lohuizen discovered an unlikely place during his yearlong journey through the Americas. War refugees from Iraq have created a home away from home near the U.S.-Mexico border, in El Cajon, California, more than 7,700 miles from their motherland. It’s called “Little Baghdad.”

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Iraq • Kadir van Lohuizen • Noor • Refugees • U.S.
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Photographer Ake Ericson visited Syrian refugee camps in Lebanon in September to show how the ongoing civil war is affecting civilians, especially children. Many are suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, he said, and you can see the distress in their eyes.

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Åke Ericson • Children's Day • Refugees • Syria
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