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Refugee Olympic Team competes in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics4 Aug 2021
A symbol of hope and strength, 29 refugee athletes take the stage once again and keep their dreams alive at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, representing not a country, but millions of forcibly displaced people, competing in 12 Olympic disciplines. “They are an exceptional group of people who inspire the world. […]
Corn mill project eases corn processing for farmers in earthquake-prone Davao del Sur villages31 May 2021
Every day, the corn farmers of Bulul-Salo and Tacub traverse long, steep stretches of unpaved roads to tend to their fields. Farming is the main source of sustenance and livelihood for the residents of the two villages, located in the mountains of Kiblawan, Davao del Sur province in the southern […]
A Father’s Plight and the Journey to Recovery18 Mar 2021
COVID-19 has exacerbated the vulnerabilities of communities facing recurring conflicts and displacement. For a father like Ryan Gulo, a new WASH facility means more than just a source of safe water for his children – it is the first step to a journey towards recovery.
Sanitation and hygiene support boosts IDP community in Marawi City2 Mar 2021
For Najerah Abdulhamid and her family, who have been displaced for almost four years, the handwashing facilities and public communal toilets that you helped install in Rorogagus Transitory Site in Marawi is more than a gift of protection and access to clean water – it gives them peace of mind amid the ongoing threat of COVID-19.
Protected: A Father’s Plight and the Journey to Recovery1 Mar 2021
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Syrian refugee finds home in Santa Maria, Bulacan4 Jan 2021
A Philippine municipality, one of 13 local signatories to the cities #WithRefugees campaign, has warmly welcomed a Syrian refugee, not only into the local community, but also in its own municipal staff.
‘With education, I have learned to speak up for myself’21 Oct 2020
Eight years after fleeing Myanmar alone as a 12-year-old Rohingya boy, Mohammed Anwar recounts his long journey to Texas, United States, and describes his hopes for the future.
Refugees join voices in a song of hope and kindness16 Oct 2020
Mentored by Grammy winner Ricky Kej, 24 refugee musicians in India came together for ‘Shine Your Light’.
New life in Spain a dream come true for Syrian Real Madrid fan15 Oct 2020
After his family fled Syria, football-mad Ghaith had to drop out of school in Lebanon to help his family earn enough to get by, before getting the chance of a new start in Spain.
‘Every parent wants their child to be safe’13 Oct 2020
Since the late 1970s, in successive waves of displacement, over a million Rohingya have fled violence and discrimination in Rakhine State, western Myanmar. The latest outbreak of violence in August 2017 drove thousands to cross over each day to seek safety in neighbouring Bangladesh. Today, there are over 860,000 Rohingya […]