refugees

Rohingya people in Bangladesh. Photo: European Comission DG, Flickr

Caritas responds to the exodus of Rohingya refugees by sending 100,000 euros

The NGO supports Caritas Bangladesh's emergency plan with an injection that will help 70,000 displaced people.

A global day of secret Gigs.   Source: Amnesty International

Give a Home, global music in favour of refugees

Musicians, refugees and communities are coming together to recognise the things that unite them.

Mikel Ayestaran workin in Sana'a (Yemen) - Image: Mikel Ayestaran

Mikel Ayestaran: "In Gaza, aid workers are like a caste and volunteering is dead!”

The journalist helps us to discover and understand Middle East, a region that is often talked about, but which is largely unknown to many.

Displaced looking for hope. Photo: CEAR

A CEAR report sizes the number of people displaced around the world in 70 million

The fifteenth annual report "Refugees in Spain and Europe" calls for a Government Pact for the right to asylum.

Kitchen from a restaurant. Photo: Pixabay

Non-profit restaurants in Barcelona put migrants work on the menu

They also help unemployed teenagers get a job.

The importance of volunteering in refugee camps

Many of us, volunteers, have travelled to refugee camps, some of us more than once, but yet they still need more hands. How is this possible?

Refugees using different tech devices. Photo: Techfugees

Techfugees, empowering the displaced with technology

Smartphones and technology have changed how people respond to large humanitarian crisis. The aim of the project is giving response to the needs of refugees.

South Sudan civilian working. Photo: Flickr

Amnesty International condemns killings and mass deplacements in South Sudan

The international organisation has blamed the government of the country for the looting perpetrated against the civilian population in the Upper Nile region in the first half of 2017.

Pascale Coissard, the spokesperson of the Catalan Refugee Aid Commission - Photo: CCAR

Pascale Coissard: “Only 7.5% of those who were meant to be relocated and resettled have arrived in Spain”

The spokesperson of the Catalan Refugee Aid Commission, Pascale Coissard, tells us about the situation experienced by many refugees and the task carried out by her organisation to defend their rights.

Refugees sinking in the Mediterranean Sea. Photo: Vimeo

#WithRefugees campaign stands for families that flee their homes

The petition was launched in 2016 and for the World Refugee Day 2017 it has already reached more than 1.5 million pledges. 

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A better understanding on refugees and other related concepts

Commonly, misunderstandings start when it comes to defining what a refugee is. Taking into account the definitions made by the UN Refugee Agency, here we try to clarify the different concepts. 

"Rolling Blackouts" comic. Photo: Drawn and Quarterly

A comic chronicle about the life of refugees in the Middle East

Sarah Glidden tells her experience from post-war Iraq until civil revolution in Syria through vignettes.

Refugees about to sink. Photo: Wikimedia

“Come Now!” campaign will pressure institutions to ensure the reception of refugees

The purpose of the campaign is to make sure Spain welcomes at least the 17,337 refugees to which it committed itself.

Isabel Baixeras, the legal expert who drafted the injunction

Isabel Baixeras: “We are the first European nonprofit organisation to denounce the failure to comply with the commitment to receive refugees”

Stop Mare Mortum, and Isabel Baixeras at the helm, demands that the Spanish Government adopts precautionary measures to guarantee the relocations imposed from Brussels before the month of September.

Books. Photo: Max pIXEL

Syrian refugees, entitled to receive 1.000 scholarships in Argentina

The Argentine government and the USA-based non-profit Blue Rose Compass are going to grant 1.000 asylum-seekers over the next five years.

#CookForSyria campaign. Image: #CookForSyria

#CookForSyria, the campaign to increase awareness of plight of refugee children

The initiative was launched by the London based blogger Clerkenwell Boy and SUITCASE Magazine to raise money for UNICEF’s Syria Relief fund.  

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