The Al Za’atari refugee camp in Jordan’s Al Mafraq province, eight kilometers across the Syrian border. The second largest refugee camp in the world and the result of years of civil war. People proved to be very resilient, in terms of building a new life. Thanks to the Jordanian government, the UNHCR and various NGOs, all these refugees are prevented from undertaking the journey to Europe. Reception in the Region in Practice. Published in Dagblad Trouw and used by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Also available on AGE FotoStock.