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Chandrasekar travelled to many refugee camps in Tamil Nadu. Stories followed one after the other. Although he wanted to shoot inside some refugee camps, it didn't work. "I myself witnessed a number of such camps. I wanted to do something for the ...
Team Cultivate members Luke Yeates, Brandon Sams, Janice Witherspoon and Steve Silva developed a portable, one-time toilet for use in refugee camps. The toilet would promote safety and privacy for users as well as reduce build-up from sewage that ...

Italy is opening a humanitarian corridor for refugees from Eritrea, South Sudan and Somalia with the support of Caritas. An agreement with the Italian government was signed last week.
refugees flee persecution and warfare in their home countries, only to face bombing, brutal weather and worsening conditions in refugee camps. A Nigerian fighter jet accidentally bombed a refugee camp in Rann, Nigeria on Jan. 17. According to an ...
Two USC Viterbi school of engineering undergraduates aim to improve conditions in Syrian refugee camps in their home country of Turkey.
The refugee camps on the Greek Aegean Islands are overflowing. As a result, a growing number of refugees are leaving the islands secretly and heading for Europe.

Turkey agreed under the deal to take in anyone who arrives in Greece and is sent away by authorities. In exchange, the EU said it would take in one Syrian from Turkish refugee camps for every person sent back, and also promised to double its aid money ...
"They are sent to disaster areas and refugee camps." Davis said she and the other ladies make about 400 blankets per year.
They're living in refugee camps, or trying to eke out a living in cities across the Middle East and Mediterranean. What is life like for these families as they wait?
The return Yildiz referred to one recent morning in Ristorante Allegria, the downtown Napa eatery he co-owns with his brother Rodi, was a potential third trip to the refugee camps of eastern Turkey. Specifically, Yildiz said, he is eyeing Gaziantep, a ...
Loadmasters from the 315th Airlift Wing load humanitarian cargo onto a C-17 Globemaster III Jan. 13, 2017, at Minneapolis-St. Paul Air Reserve Station, Minn.
Last year, ADRA concentrated on two refugee camps, Petra Olympou and Ktima Iraklis, with a total of 1,500 refugees. The conditions and hygiene in the camps were very poor, which resulted in the spread of contagious skin diseases.
315th Airlift Wing loadmasters coordinate loading of humanitarian cargo onto a Joint Base Charleston C-17 Globemaster III Jan. 13, 2017 at Minneapolis-St. Paul Air Reserve Station, Minnesota.
David Greene talks to Philippa Kempson, who lives on the Greek island of Lesbos, just off Turkey's coast, and has helped tens of thousands of refugees who've landed on the beach in front of her house.
Sweeney, 33, combined her experience as a volunteer at refugee camps in Greece with her background as a foster parent, and that's how the Schoolbox Project was born.
The EU is financing the construction of refugee camps in Belarus, according to an internal paper of the EU Commission seen by the German Tageszeitung (TAZ) newspaper.
The EU is financing the construction of refugee camps in Belarus, according to an internal paper of the EU Commission seen by the German Tageszeitung (TAZ) newspaper.

"When we left Syria after our home was destroyed we were hoping to find a new safe place, but our dreams had been buried here in Greece as we are stuck, I want to go to Germany to have a better life for my family," Daoud said.
US Army General Allen Gullion and Fred K. Hoehler, Director of the United Nation's Division of Displaced Persons, stand before a map predicting the movement of European refugees of World War II.
The facility, which is kept in a shipping container for easy transportation and durability, aims to provide a simple way to reduce the negative health and environmental consequences in what are often hastily constructed and ill-equipped refugee camps.
US Army General Allen Gullion and Fred K. Hoehler, Director of the United Nation's Division of Displaced Persons, stand before a map predicting the movement of European refugees of World War II.
Mogadishu, (CAJ News) - ABOUT one million Somalis in refugee camps in the Horn of Africa and the surrounding region face growing hopelessness as their ...
London - Tens of thousands of refugees and migrants - including children - are at risk of frostbite and hypothermia from a deadly winter blast that has blanketed much of Europe under heavy snow, aid groups warned Tuesday.
women take off their shoes and gather around in a small room at Kneisseh refugee settlement in northern Lebanon, which is home to around 100 Syrian refugee families.
A Syrian refugee woman hangs her laundry in front of her shelter at the refugee camp of Ritsona about 86 kilometers (53 miles) north of Athens, Monday, Jan. 9, 2017.
In the wake of the humanitarian tragedy unfolding in Syria and elsewhere, a British design engineer who developed a mobile method to manage waste believes it's now a life-line to growing numbers of refugee camps. Design engineer, Andy Ive originally ...
Shaheed El-Hafed, Jan 8, 2017 (SPS) - A Mauritanian caravan for the support of the Saharawi people in their struggle for freedom and independence has arrived in the Sahrawi refugee camps. The purpose of the caravan, organized by a group of Mauritanian ...
A special Austrian police unit has been established to help track the young men suspected of sexual assaults on women in Innsbruck's main square during the New Year celebrations.
Andy Ive, a British design engineer, has developed a mobile material recovery facility (MRF) that he says can help manage waste at the growing number of refugee camps including those in Syria, as reported by Waste Management World. Ive originally ...
As global displacement hits record highs, a British design engineer has developed a mobile method to manage waste which is helping to reduce litter in refugee camps. Design engineer, Andy Ive originally created the mobile recycling facility for the ...
Call for recycling technology to Support refugee camps in Syria and Elsewhere. In the wake of the humanitarian tragedy unfolding in Syria and elsewhere, a British design engineer who developed a mobile method to manage waste believes it's now a ...
Soon, they expanded their idea even further: refugee women will make the baby food, which will then be sold to both local customers and refugee camps. HaBaby envisions its local customers as young, upper- to middle-class families who are interested in ...
On Tuesday an Afghan man's body was found in a field near the Greek border town of Didymoteicho in northern Greece. The man was a migrant traveling with a group across the Evros River when he succumbed to the elements and died from hypothermia.
"There was a bigger impact because of the relevance in the news coverage of the war and refugee camps," Spence said.
Rivka Cymbalist is a Montreal doula who will travel to Greece this month to volunteer in the refugee camps with an organization known as Nurture Project International, doing prenatal education and postpartum care.
BW64BW64.JPG Streetwise Opera and The Sixteen's The Passion. Photo: Matt Webb Photography. Images courtesy of the artists. In London, a world-famous opera singer met with organizers to discuss how arts education benefits displaced and imprisoned ...
After fleeing from their civil-war-ravaged country and refugee camps, Sunday Htoo and Hsa Mu Lei met while taking college classes as young adults in southern Thailand.
A team of British charity workers have come up with a simple, cheap and downright ingenious solution to the problem of providing safe sanitation to some of the world's most crowded refugee camps - and it involves hundreds of bucketfuls of worms ...
Serbia's accommodation for refugees and migrants is now full to capacity and people smugglers are exploiting rising desperation among those seeking passage to Western Europe, the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) has warned.
After fleeing from their civil-war-ravaged country and refugee camps, Sunday Htoo and Hsa Mu Lei met while taking college classes as young adults in southern Thailand.
After fleeing from their civil-war-ravaged country and refugee camps, Sunday Htoo and Hsa Mu Lei met while taking college classes as young adults in southern Thailand.
Myanmar villagers who fled fighting between government troops and Ta'ang National Liberation army soldiers take shelter in a school in Kyaukme, Myanmar's northern Shan state, Dec. 29, 2016.
The troupe of clowns working with children at the refugee camps when the writer visited earlier this year. Photograph: Anna Leach.
After fleeing from their civil-war-ravaged country and refugee camps, Sunday Htoo and Hsa Mu Lei met while taking college classes as young adults in southern Thailand.
The United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), said in its weekly report that the number of South Sudanese fleeing to neighbouring Uganda continues to grow, with 7,046 new arrivals recorded on 13 December.
As Bhutanese refugee camps in Nepal wind down, resettlement program is considered a success. This story is a part of. Human Needs · PRI's The World.
TAUNGGYI - More than 2,000 war victims are now sheltering at the six refugee camps in Thibaw Township, Kyaukme District, Northern Shan State.
View Larger Provided photo Grace Littlefield is one of several engineering students at Cedarville University, a Christian school, who are studying Islam and the Syrian refugee crisis to see how best to build a shelter.
He is one of 440,000 refugees who have fled South Sudan's spiraling conflict into Uganda this year alone, creating some of the world's largest refugee camps in just six months' time. More than one million refugees have fled South Sudan, spilling across ...
From the start of its "offshore processing" program that has seen more than 2,000 asylum seekers and refugees dumped on two remote Pacific islands, Australia has relied on draconian nondisclosure contracts to keep the extent of its brutality secret ...


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