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Damascus to Kessel Eik: a Syrian life in the Netherlands

Nine million people have been forced to flee their homes since the conflict in Syria began. Under 150,000 have been granted asylum in Europe. Hanadi is one of them.

Hanadi and her family had an ordinary life in Damascus, until life became too unsafe. They sold all they had and fled. Using the proceeds from the family house and car, Hanadi made her way to The Netherlands, which is known for a generous family reunification policy. This film shows a day in the life of Hanadi in her new life in the small Dutch town of Kessel Eik.

PHOTOS: A new life in the Netherlands: a Syrian refugee family’s story

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