At the Zaatari refugee camp in Mafraq, Jordan, the horror of neighboring Syria's civil war can be seen in the faces of its youngest refugees.
At Jordan's Zaatari refugee camp near the border with Syria, the horror of the neighboring country's civil war can be seen in the faces of its youngest refugees. More than 50,000 refugees under the age of 18 call the wind-swept, massive desert camp home.
In the photo above, Syrian refugee Ammar, 10, at the Zaatari refugee camp, near the Syrian border, in Mafraq, Jordan on July 29, 2014.
Syrian refugee Samah, 5. More than 2.8 million Syrian children inside and outside the country - nearly half the school-aged population - cannot get an education because of the devastation from the civil war, according to the U.N. children's agency, UNICEF.
Syrian refugee Amal Qalloosh, 11. Amal fled her home near Daraa, Syria, with her family after a government bombing. “On the way here there was a lot of shelling,” she said. “It was terrifying but we made it all safe to the camp."
Syrian refugee Fouad, 14. UNICEF estimates more than 10,000 children have died in the violence in Syria. Others suffer from emotional problems after experiencing the war.
Syrian refugee Batoul, 6. As Muslims celebrated Eid al-Fitr this week, marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan, some children received new clothes from aid agencies and played, though life in the camp can be hard.
Syrian refugee Mohammed Ghassan, 8, at the Zaatari refugee camp.
Syrian refugee Malak, 9. Some children work in Zaatari, while the lucky attend school at the camp.
Syrian refugee Zainab, 5, at the Zaatari refugee camp.