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Airbnb Launched Airbnb.org Dedicated To Help Essential Workers, Refugees

As communities around the world grapple with the devastating impacts of natural disasters and the pandemic home rental service, Airbnb has launched Airbnb.org dedicated...

Here’s How Informal Education Is Helping Rohingya Refugee Children

By Tahira Kibria, Rikar Hussein Dozens of sprawling informal education centers across refugee camps in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar are providing a glimmer of hope for thousands of...

Increasing Refugee Crisis Makes it Difficult to Provide Aid to Refugees: UN

In his early 20s, Mohammad was a law student who raised bees on his uncle's farm in Syria. But in 2013, he faced a terrible...

Report: Trump Administration to Eliminate Refugee Admissions to Zero in Coming Year

The Trump administration is considering more dramatic cuts to the U.S. refugee program, with one official suggesting the White House not allow any refugees...

Rakhine: Ban on Donations to Help War Refugees

Myanmar’s Rakhine state government has banned state employees from collecting donations to help thousands of residents displaced by hostilities between national forces and the...

Refugees’ Entitled To Claim The Right To Asylum in The U.S: U.N.

 Asylum seekers at the Mexican border fleeing violence or persecution are entitled to lodge claims in the United States to obtain sanctuary there, U.N. agencies...

Refugee Communities Can Be Built By Tech Industries

Companies could help refugees rebuild their lives by paying them to boost artificial intelligence (AI) using their phones and giving them digital skills, a...

US Painted in New Colours By A Refugee Artist

Refugees carry few material possessions when they flee war, violence or persecution in their homelands. But they do bring talent and skill to their...

Lost and Never Found : UN Experts Find Direct Link Between Enforced Disappearances and Migration, Claim Thousands of Migrants are at a High Risk

Geneva, September 14, 2017 : U.N. experts says thousands of migrants are at high risk of enforced disappearance. A special report by the Working Group...

Beyond Borders : Syrian Refugee Re-unites with Family After a Year, Shares Kisses Through Wired Fences in Cyprus But Hopes to go ‘Home’ Someday

Cyprus, September 14, 2017 : After more than a year of separation, Syrian refugee Ammar Hammasho was finally, albeit briefly, reunited with his wife and...

World Riddled with Genocide, War Crimes and Ethnic Cleaning; ‘We Must Do More’, Asserts UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres

UN Secretary-General asserted that more efforts must be made to prevent growing crimes against humanity He asserted that the need of the hour...

Oscar nominates two documentary films portraying the plight of refugees

Italy, 19 Feb, 2017: Two documentaries on the plight of refugees off the Italian coast and the Greek coast, respectively, have received Oscar nominations...

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina addresses the Muslim Rohingyas refugee issue in her UN speech

Bangladesh has over 500,000 Muslim Rohingyas residing in its refugee camps In her address at the summit hosted by US President Barack Obama,...

Syrian refugee crowned ‘wine queen’ in Germany

Student Ninorta Bahno, 26, fled the civil war in Syria more than three years ago, the BBC reported on Thursday Bahno will spend...

At least 45 people including children killed in Syria by Russian and Government Airplane Attacks

The strike hit the town of Qourieh in Deir el-Zour province Local activists say loss of the town would be a significant...

Sri Lankan refugees in India were stopped from trying to board boat to Australia

Smugglers charge 100,000 rupees ($1502) for a one-way journey to Australia, according to investigating officials Over 100,000 Sri Lankans are estimated to have...

20,000 Children and their families feared to be trapped in Fallujah

Children face the risk of forced recruitment into the fighting and separation from their families Nearly 3,700 people, or 624 families, have managed...

Afghani people are Refugees in their own homes, thanks to Civil War and Taliban

ISLAMABAD- The number of Afghans who have fled violence and remain trapped in their own country has doubled over the past three years, says...

Turkey hosts first World Humanitarian Summit to discuss Global aid distribution system

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZyXZyZWGNe8 Istanbul: The first world humanitarian summit is held in Turkey on monday. Leaders and Aid organizations from all around the world are going meet on Monday...

Plight of Kashmiri Pandits

By Shriya Katoch  The story of Kashmiri Pandits is not an unheard one. Every few years the issue is paid lip service until it faces reclusion...

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