World Refugee Day

“There are a lot of innocent people who are refugees, and given the opportunity, [they] would give back 100 times more than what was given to them.”
Our award-winning documentary will provide you an unexpected look into the lives of Syrian refugees on the front lines of
Too many never make it. In 2016, it’s estimated that over 5,000 people died crossing the Mediterranean, highlighting the
June 20th is World Refugee Day. Currently, the population of displaced people in the world is the highest in modern history. How did we get here?
The All Dulles area Muslim Society Center held an event on June 20, 2016 to mark World Refugee Day. John Kerry and Angelina Jolie were guests on this occasion. Jolie spoke to an enthusiastic audience of ADAMS community members.
The woman, who asked to be identified only by her first initial, Q, is among an estimated 2,000 people who were briefly trapped
Ngaruiya is a physician and global health researcher at Yale University. She is a Board Member of Integrated Refugee and
'The Jungle' is the infamous nickname given to the transient refugee settlement in Calais, France. This makeshift slum-labyrinth is one of the biggest migrant camps in Europe and has been 'home' to an estimated 6,000 people from all over the Middle East and Northern Africa who have fled their war-torn countries and hope to make it to the UK and apply for asylum there.
Nonprofits will able to apply for financial aid for participating refugees.
"All of these things disturbed me before but somehow felt part of normal life," says Sheiran Habash, a 32-year-old Syrian
When my grandparents were displaced from Northern Palestine to Lebanon in 1948, they had no way of knowing that they would be the first of many generations of refugees to follow.
As we mark World Refugee Day on June 20th, the United States will have taken in less than 1 percent of the total number of refugees coming from Syria -- a country from which half the population has fled in fear for their lives.
Countries who host refugees need to summon the political will to make education for refugee children a top priority. Equally
Governmental agencies are being careful to ensure security screenings are thorough.
- The month of Ramadan is a very special month to all Muslims around the world, me included. Whenever the month of Ramadan
One in every 113 people on the planet is now a refugee.