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They visited mainland refugee camps like Ritsona and Skaramagas, as well as refugee camps on the island of Lesvos, Moria and Kara Tepe.

Lagos (AFP) - Nigeria must step up security for those displaced by Boko Haram violence, a global humanitarian agency said Wednesday after ...
(AFP) - The Partition of India sparked one of the greatest mass migrations in modern history, with millions seeking sanctuary from the violence ...
Ferrovial, the Spain-based multinational company that city officials hope to partner with in a $1.8-billion effort to renovate Denver International ...
The construction project is part of a larger plan to improve the quality of education services offered to children in Sudanese refugee camps and ...

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby speaks to students of Itula Secondary school in Moyo District. Some of the students at the school ...
The organization is currently operating four centers for children in two different refugee camps in Greece--three of them operating out of ...
5 sustainable water treatment systems were constructed in five South Sudanese refugee camps in White Nile, which benefited over 118,000 ...
As the large-scale resettlement programme for Bhutanese refugees draws to a close, Australian Ambassador to Nepal Peter G Budd visited the ...
"I don't hope for much anymore. But I didn't think we'd lose everything again," said Bardah, originally from Deir Ezzour in Syria, her grandchild ...
Little Jamilla - the first to benefit from a joint initiative that provides for babies in war-torn countries - has been helped by a programme, delivered by Save The Children in Greece, which provides new mothers in refugee camps with a baby box full of ...
He said there are refugees in Burundi who have been waiting 27 years in refugee camps to be considered for resettlement. The new administration also is causing an impact in his organization's work.
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) have built contact centers in refugee camps to facilitate arrangements for those who want to return home. UNHCR will coordinate and fund the ...
State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi will arrive in Myitkyina, Kachin State on March 28 and will visit refugee camps in the State.
Funds will support Catholic Relief Services work in refugee camps. They are collecting art supplies for refugee children and teens who are settling in the Albany area.
Troubles are piling up on the beleaguered Christians in Nigeria. Already the target of persecution by the savage Boko Haram terrorist group, the Christians who have been displaced from their homes by the Islamist extremists are also being subjected to ...

Islamabad - A high-ranking delegation of Independent Permanent human rights Commission (IPHRC) of OIC will be visiting Azad Jammu and Kashmir to have firsthand information about the Kashmir dispute and will also visit camps where refugees from ...
The refugee crisis in Europe, though seemingly distant and even sometimes obscure, is now actually more severe and relevant than ever.
Empower is developing a way to spread internet access in refugee camps. Truong says the team looked at other issue areas, like education, health care, or ways for refugees to establish their identities.
In a letter published on the Oxford Journal website Interruptions early February, the organization addressed readers with a phenomenal announcement: their initiative to build coding schools within refugee camps. "We aim to transform social innovation ...
The refugees the United States will be bringing in are the refugees who are in those refugee camps. This is the US's way of knowing who they are and where they are.
U Zaw Myint Pe, Secretary of Maungtaw Investigation Commission, and its members - U Tun Myat, Dr Aung Tun Thet, Dr. Daw Thet Thet Zin, U Nyunt Swe, and Daw Kyein Ngai Man - met with villagers from 18 March to 22 March in the Cox's Bazaar refugee ...
On 14th March, UNHCR handed over a 30kVA generator to Welmarer Water User Association in the presence of elders from the host community.
The bus to Zarqa University leaves Jordan's largest refugee camp at 7am sharp. The journey is one of the day's highlights for the Syrian students who ride this route - a chance to plan weekend get-togethers, bemoan heavy course loads and even enjoy the ...
At least 780 million people in the world lack access to clean water, a dire problem exacerbated by the increasing number of people living in poorly-equipped refugee camps. Researchers from KTH Royal Institute of technology in Sweden may have come up ...
What can the forests of Scandinavia possibly offer to migrants in faraway refugee camps? Clean water may be one thing, suggests a new report.
If they are fortunate enough to safely traverse the leveled neighborhoods under the threat of shellings and imminent death, they find that their hardships are not over, as they have to deal with the harsh reality of overcrowded refugee camps. The ...
Europe also said it would help fund refugee camps in Libya and assist migrants who want to return to their home nations. But the high migration flows suggest that smuggling networks continue to operate at full capacity, with pent-up demand more than ...
Local police chief Damian Chukwu told reporters at the scene that three suicide bombers, including a female had entered the Gulumba, Muna Da'ti and Sina Baya refugee camps on the outskirts of Maiduguri city and detonated their explosives, killing four ...
International (MNN) - Turkey's EU agreement brought the passage of refugees through Greece to a near halt. But it also stranded thousands of refugees on islands just off the mainland.
After several failed tries, Somali refugee Suriya Muse Iftin and her children may finally escape an overcrowded Kenya refugee camp for resettlement in Texas.
College can feel isolating for anyone, but for someone in a new country, that feeling is amplified. In the midst of that feeling of loneliness, Nobel Htoo has her eyes set on returning to refugee camps in Thailand and her village in Myanmar, formerly ...
children waiting in Greek migrant camps for decisions from authorities on their asylum applications are cutting themselves, attempting suicide and using drugs to cope with "endless misery," international charity Save The Children said on Thursday ...
Donations will provide clothes, food and water to needy families in refugee camps across the world, said Angie Mullen, the church's Awana ministry director.
In a simulation presented by Doctors Without Borders, participants had to choose the few items they would take with them if forced to flee.
PEORIA - The Richwoods high school students will raise money from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the school for Syrian children in refugee camps. The program, sponsored by the Muslim student Association and Save The Children Action Network, features ...
Dakar, March 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Attracting private sector investment to provide clean energy in refugee camps would not only end their reliance on dangerous fuels and create job opportunities, but could also help local communities get on ...
A group of FIU students created a social venture, Wewomen, which aims to focus on a solution for the lack of feminine hygiene products in refugee camps. An all-female team working to restore dignity to millions of women refugees around the world was in ...
Over 3,500 migrants and refugees have escaped camps in Bulgaria in an attempt to reach Western and Central Europe since the start of this year, official figures seen by local media have revealed.
In total, as of 28th February, 52,591 Somali refugees returned home since 8th December 2014, when UNHCR started supporting voluntary return of Somali refugees in Kenya, out of which 13,277 were supported in 2017 alone.
asylum seekers are detained indiscriminately and indefinitely at UK-funded Libyan refugee camps, the UK government's official aid watchdog reported on Friday.
Six Degrees of Separation is the work of Anjali Alwis, WAER reporter and Syracuse University graduate, who spent time in a refugee camp in Greece.
They fled to Thailand, where her family lived in refugee camps, but she was often separated from them in orphanages. Foreigners would come in to teach.
But with the schools in refugee camps overwhelmed by the large numbers, on top of the language barrier problem, many children end up leading idler lifestyles in the camps.
Dakar -- Tiger worm toilets which turn human waste into fertilizer could prove to be an affordable and sustainable sanitation solution for increasingly crowded slums and refugee camps across the developing world, water and sanitation experts say.
Both EU and Georgian government officials, however, have denied any deal involving refugee camps. "The distribution of refugees based in EU has never been discussed on an official level," said a statement released by Georgian Foreign Minister Mikheil ...
Early in the Syrian civil war, millions of people got out. Fleeing to Turkey, eventually to Europe, or across the border into Lebanon, large numbers displaced by violence overwhelmed the border regions.
Many African asylum-seekers who end up in Canada face an arduous, months-long journey through thousands of kilometres of jungle, along back roads and over water in small wooden boats.
"My childhood hikes into the forest, my teenage years in Kampala, and my visits to refugee camps and orphanages." Samite is the subject of the 1998 PBS documentary, Song of the refugee.


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