Empathize 3 – Zaatari Camp

ZAATARI REFUGEE CAMP

Less than an hour away from Amman lies the Zaatari Refugee Camp, home to approximately 80,000 Syrian refugees:

Even though we read about the camp, and have seen news footage about their struggles, it’s easy to forget that we are closer to the camp than the rest of the world. How can we experience what the refugees experience? How can we empathize with their struggles?

 

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CLOUDS OVER SIDRA – VR link

Clouds Over Sidra by Within via YouTube.

 

QUESTIONS

  1. After watching Clouds Over Sidra, did you feel that you could empathize with the refugees at the Zaatari camp?
  2. Did watching the virtual reality video make you feel more connected to the story?
  3. What ‘wicked problems’ are the refugees facing in the Zaatari camp?
  4. What are some possible solutions to some of the ‘wicked problems’?