Syria’s Lost Generation

The Flight from Home



From a refugee camp in Lebanon, young refugees mark 10 years away from Syria.

In the first episode, airing 10 years since the start of the Syrian uprising in March 2011, David Enders meets Nisrene, Ayoub, and Rouba in a refugee camp in Lebanon. Listen on this page or wherever you get your podcasts.

About Syria’s Lost Generation:  A decade of war in Syria has devastated the country and spawned one of the worst refugee crises in the world. Millions of Syrians fled over the years to neighboring Lebanon and Jordan, where they live to this day in makeshift camps. Millions more are displaced inside Syria. On March 9, Foreign Policy, in partnership with World Vision International and the Syrian American Medical Society, brings you Syria’s Lost Generation, a six-part podcast about young Syrians who expected to live normal lives—going to school and making friends. Instead, they and their families were uprooted by war and traumatized by displacement. Subscribe to Syria’s Lost Generation wherever you get your podcasts.  See All Episodes


More Syria’s Lost Generation episodes:

Hussam’s Journey

A young man now in Germany recounts his perilous flight from Syria during the war.

Syria’s Kill Box

A journey to Idlib, where millions of internal refugees are surrounded by government troops.

Displaced in Their Own Country

Syrians have been internally set adrift in and around Aleppo.

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