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Actor Orlando Bloom meets with Syrian refugees

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 01:03

Actor and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom visits Syrian refugees at the Za'atari refugee camp in Jordan. Rollo Ross reports.

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UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and actor Orlando Bloom used his star power in Jordan to bring international attention to Syrian refugees. Bloom visited Za'atari - one of the largest refugee camps in the world where people live in tents under extreme weather conditions. SOUNDBITE UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and actor Orlando Bloom saying (English): "It's very apparent that nothing is changing. There are more and more refugee families who have been torn apart, taken away from their homes, their environments and everything that is familiar to them." The 'Hobbit' actor also stressed the importance of education to the school children. SOUNDBITE UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and actor Orlando Bloom saying (English): "They have dreams and aspirations just like any other child. But of course their chances of them actually coming out of school or even completing their education and going into anything like a real job is a far-fetched idea." Orlando Bloom has been a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador since 2009.

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Actor Orlando Bloom meets with Syrian refugees

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 01:03