These powerful photographs taken by Syrian refugee children reveal daily life inside a refugee camp...
Since a terrible war broke out in Syria in 2011, millions of people have been forced to leave their homes to find safety. Many thousands ended up in the Kawergosk Refugee Camp, in Iraqi Kurdistan.
In 2013, National Geographic photographer Reza set up the Reza Visual Academy in the camp. The photography workshops taught the children there how to capture their lives on camera. Here are some of the remarkable pictures they took…
Taken at a wedding in the camp, this photo shows how celebrations still take place despite the surroundings.
Despite the difficult conditions in the camp, the children continue to find ways to have a bit of fun.
A child stands before a fire lit to celebrate Nowruz (the Iranian new year celebrated at the spring equinox) at the Kawergosk camp.
A little girl lies bundled up against the cold at the Kawergosk camp.
Amer Abdulah captures a moment of celebration at the Kawergosk camp.
A father plays with his son, tossing him in the air at the Kawergosk refugee camp.
A young refugee boy combs his hair in front of a mirror.
A bath and play in the water for these refugee children, an instant of their everyday lives captured.