Syrian refugees stand outside their housing unit at Zaatari refugee camp, Jordan. Credit: EPA/ Stringer
Currently, individual countries in Europe can issue humanitarian visas and create corridors, but there is no bloc-wide regulation
Syria's Aleppo after heavy fighting between Assad and opposition forces
The refugees in the camp are at serious risk of starvation if aid does not come soon
Two little girls at Shatila / Copyright: Charlotte Hauswedell
Yusra Mardini, one of the star athletes of the IOC Refugee team at Rio 2016 | Credit: Reuters/Michael Dalder
Refugees in Afghanistan | Credit: DW/S.Tanha
Nujeen Mustafa is hopeful about the future | Credit: picture-alliance/dpa/S. Prautsch
The homepage of the website 'Women in displacement' | Credit: ANSA
Mohammad Qasem is originally from Syria and now lives in Bremen with his aunt | Credit: Onkar Singh
"The most difficult thing in Germany is the language", says lawyer Khaled Ammhan
About 8.5 percent of the world's refugees are over 60 years old.