Syrian Refugees: Al Taybeh, Jordan

Ali Akrad, 51, is a tailor.  He, his wife and five children left Daraa, Syria in 2011.  His shop was looted, so they drove through the desert towards Jordan, as warplanes attacked them.  A Jordanian border guard found them stranded near the border, and drove them to Al Taybeh.© Ezra Millstein
Al Taybeh, Jordan, August 6, 2016

Ali Akrad, 51, is a tailor. He, his wife and five children left Daraa, Syria in 2011. His shop was looted, so they drove through the desert towards Jordan, as warplanes attacked them. A Jordanian border guard found them stranded near the border, and drove them to Al Taybeh. 

© Ezra Millstein