Keeping Syria alive

Syria’s cultural heritage is just one of the casualties of the country’s bloody five-year conflict. But in Jordan’s largest refugee camp, a group of artists – all from the southwest city of Dara’a – are working to help preserve the homeland they have left behind. Using materials such as polystyrene and kebab skewers, the group named ‘Art from Zaatari’ are painstakingly recreating Syria’s most famous landmarks. Here, we showcase the models of hope

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Photographer: Christopher Herwig/UNHCR