“My son was playing with his toys when an airstrike landed on our neighbor’s house. Shrapnel from the explosion punctured Jassem’s neck.”
"“I don’t like people to think I’m weak because I’m not,” Biro tells us. “But the scars on my body feel like a sign of weakness to me."
“She looks in the mirror and tells me that she isn’t pretty,” her mother tells us.
Aya had just left the library, when an airstrike landed, badly injuring the young girl.
An airstrike landed on the road Nasr's family were staying on. The impact caused a pot of tea to fall on him. He was only a baby at the time.
Latifa was just starting to walk when she tripped and knocked boiling oil onto her right thigh.
Shifaa knocked boiling rice over herself as her mother made her her favorite meal.
Oussama's mother boiled water on the stove to bathe her son. He tripped and fell into the boiling water.
Nisreen loves to study but hasn't been to school since she was burnt. She hates that people stare.
“Haifa became very shy after her accident,” her mother explains to us. “She’s afraid of hot water.”
An explosion outside Karim's tent killed his two brothers and left Karim covered in burns.
Lamis hasn't been able to skip since she ran from an explosion and tripped.
An explosion in Syria left Yasmine severely injured - including damage to her right eye, hands and torso.
A pot of boiling water fell over Ghazi at a snack stand next to the sea in Lebanon, badly burning him.
A diesel heater fell onto Nassim when he was just a few months old, badly burning his face.
As Zayn and his family tried to leave their besieged neighborhood, a sniper took aim at them, shooting him twice.
Lia is not even a year old and already her life has been defined by tragedy.
Louay placed his hand in a meat grinder when he was very young in Syria. The war forced his family to leave before he completed treatment.
When the electricity cut out in Syria, Hayat crawled across live wires, badly burning her hand.
Kammar was inside the tent when a gas pipe exploded, burning her knee. Without surgery, this could cause skin cancer.
Ramy was only nine months old when he was badly burnt in the tent that he and his family live in as Syrian refugees in Lebanon.
"I ran into Reem’s room and I saw that her crib was on fire. I thought she was dead.”
Khulood was only a couple of months old when she fell off the sofa in their house and onto a heater.
Rania was caught in an airstrike and badly burnt. She moved to Lebanon with her sister to find medical help she needs.
While Suraya's father was playing with her, she hit a tea pot by accident and boiling tea landed on her neck, chest, hands and abdomen.
Yara was pushed when playing and landed on a boiling hot motorcycle engine, hands first.
When an airstrike landed near their house, Diana tripped and spilled boiling water over her neck and arm.
Baby Abir crawled up to the fireplace and grabbed a burning hot lump of coal, badly burning her hand.
Rasha's burn wounds on her elbow became infected when they moved into a hot and humid refugee tent in Lebanon.
Farah was severely injured in a barrel bomb in Syria. She lost her arm below the elbow and was covered in shrapnel wounds and burns.