call of prayer in the zaatari refugee camp 04.13.2016 / by Maranie Staab

caught this man mid song while calling out a prayer standing in a thoroughfare within the zaatari refugee camp 04.13.2016 12:29 pm

currently home to roughly 100,000 people the zaatari camp has become a semi-permanent home to tens of thousands fleeing conflict in neighboring syria. the camp is a three square mile piece of land located in the jordanian desert -- about an hour outside of amman. 
first opened in july of 2012 it was initially designed to host a maximum of 60,000 inhabitants; four years later it is now the 4th largest "city" in the hashemite kingdom of jordan. 

as war rages on and as they are neither wholly welcomed abroad nor able to return home the future of millions of syrians remains uncertain.

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