Cities of light
A majority of the world’s 25.9 million refugees live out of camps and in cities and urban areas across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia.
Finding themselves on the frontlines of the global refugee response, an increasing number of cities are choosing to empower refugees and embrace the opportunities they bring.
Reported in cities around the world, these stories look at the steps they are taking to help refugees, and the impact they have of the lives of the forcibly displaced.
With a long history of hosting refugees, Jordan's capital provided the opportunity Ehab needed to meet his local collaborator Amani and launch their tech start-up.
Support scheme in Rwandan capital and elsewhere sees refugee businesses including Burundian-owned LPG store create 2,600 new jobs countrywide.
Northern Iraqi city's choice to embrace refugees and keep job markets open has benefited both Syrians and locals alike, local governor says.
Informed by decades of hosting refugees, Austria's capital has enlisted the help of locals and refugees alike in schemes to integrate new arrivals to the city.