Mohammed and his six children have recently arrived in Ajloun, 76 kilometres northwest of Amman, Jordan. Read more.
Nadia and her children have survived a long journey to safety, fleeing from Syria after their home was destroyed. Read their story.
Red Cross response
The humanitarian crisis grows worse in Syria. Each day, thousands of people are forced to seek safety in neighbouring countries Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey and Iraq. More than 5.5 million people have been forced from their homes and many more are seriously affected by the conflict. Australian Red Cross is running the Syria Crisis 2012 Appeal to support those affected. Read more.
Photo: Syria women and children wait to get a visa stamp to enter Lebanon. Reuters/Jamal Saidi