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Since 2011, the situation in Syria has escalated from a series of peaceful demonstrations to civil war. Nationwide protests against President Bashar Al-Assad were met with violent crackdowns at the hands of the government and the Syrian army. In January 2015, the death toll surpassed 220,000 and has since been estimated to be as high as 310,000. As Syria has plunged further into violence, the country’s infrastructure has been left in ruins. More than 11 million Syrian refugees have fled their homes to find safety abroad. What began as an isolated conflict in one country is now a crisis that requires the world to come together to give displaced Syrians a new beginning. Read More
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A Seattle, Wash.-based rural development organization that has a branch focused on improving land rights in India was recently honored with the 2015 Hilton Humanitarian Prize by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation.
The 20th annual award went to Landesa, which, as part of the award, will receive $2 million in unrestricted funding and join the Hilton Prize Coalition.
Read more at indiawest.com.
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