Conflicts spare none, but the ordinary are hit the hardest. It throws everything out of gear, especially for those with modest means. Overnight, it makes those affected homeless, hopeless and helpless. For those of us who live in airconditioned highrises
In a peaceful corner of northern France, Ukrainian Olympic athlete Tatyana Kolesnikova tends to a freshly planted vegetable field beside a medieval castle — the sounds of the war she fled replaced by a chorus of birdsong. The former world rowing
The dilemma of UNRWA (United Nations Refugee & Works Agency) for Palestinian Refugees in the Near East continues. The Palestinian refugees in Jordan, Egypt, Syria, and Lebanon have now lived as displaced people for more than 70 years, and there is no solution in sight to the Palestine-Israel crisis.
All the bloodshed, suffering and mindless wars, all that sectarianism, extremism and hate we were flying over. If I closed my eyes I could almost hear the sobbing of the Iraqi mother and the sighs of the Syrian refugee, I could swear I heard the cries of help from all the helpless souls of my nation.
The UN Refugee Agency reports that more than 219,000 migrants have reached European shores in 2014 and considering the deteriorating situation of their region it is likely to double in the future.
A global virtual international donor conference to raise urgently needed humanitarian aid for Rohingya refugees will be held on Oct.22, co-hosted by the United States, the European Union, the United Kingdom, and the United Nations.
The plight of Ethiopian refugees fleeing the country to Sudan is cause for major concern. Hundreds, possibly thousands, of people have died since Ethiopian government troops launched a war a little over two weeks ago
There are least 79.5 million people around the world forced to flee their homes. Among them are nearly 26 million refugees, around half of whom are under the age of 18, as per UN statistics.
As Lebanon continued its tragic slide toward economic collapse, the World Bank reported the crisis could be among the world’s three worst since the middle of the 19th century.