displaced people

Refugees have been coming to our shores since the pilgrims fled religious persecution and were searching for a place to freely
Only 3 years old and fleeing his native Damascus with the rest of his family, who all perished at sea that day as well except for his father, Aylan was just one of the countless thousands of refugees that attempted to cross the Mediterranean in an attempt to find safe haven on European shores.
"I have never heard such fear and desperation. This is a new terrible.”
One in every 113 people on the planet is now a refugee.
The continent is housing more than a quarter of the world's displaced people.
Fear of strangers has no place in Markus' vision of the world. Anything but reckless, he is in fact counting on human kindness. He also rejoices that his muscles alone will power him for ±1,800 days through every conceivable environment.
With all the Sturm und Drang surrounding the movement of displaced refugees -- and the hostile pushback from self-serving politicians -- I'm reminded of my own situation.
UNHCR, The UN Refugee Agency, estimates that two-thirds of Syrian non-camp refugees live below Jordan's poverty line, one out of six below the abject poverty line.
At least 38 million people worldwide have been forced from their homes by violence or armed conflict, a new report on internally
The Martelly Administration is becoming increasingly autocratic, including disregarding elections and instead ruling by decree
Watch a video report on UNHCR's findings here: For more information about the report, click here. "In today’s world there
After a year of inaction landowners and the Haitian government are anxious to remove displaced persons from private property first and then get around to finding somewhere decent for them to live at some undisclosed date in the future.
"Exile is strangely compelling to think about but terrible to experience," the late Palestinian scholar Edward Said once
Walking along the bayou, where generations of people have lived off the land and fought to protect their territory from corporate theft, you begin to sense the gravity of what will be lost.
The emergency response and reconstruction efforts in Haiti are opportunities to amend past neglect and discrimination, and assist persons with disabilities to live richer, more dignified lives.
It is time to implement interventions that are tailored to the local context, that build on the refugees' existing skills, and that match local market demand.
The number of people internally displaced within their own countries has reached a historical high of more than 28 million