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Collecting Bike Stories in Serendipitous Meetings

Yesterday, I made a new friend. There are those who quietly lead very inspiring lives. For anyone who, like me, needs a little dusting off this morning before going back into the fray, I share this. 496 more words

Freedom of Movement

Dear Biddy,

The freedom to move between borders is a privilege and I am deeply grateful for my Australian passport. It has magical properties and seems to transcend language, culture and most importantly gives me access to foreign lands. 522 more words

The Power of Storytelling

Last month marked the end of the third year of crisis in Syria, where violence and destruction have had devastating effects on more than 9 million people in the country, and have displaced more than 6.5 million from their homes. 534 more words

Palestinians suffer discrimination in all aspects of life inside and outside home.

Palestinians are denied education !

The article above outlines one of the many challenges that Palestinians face daily ‘lack of freedom of movement’. Since 1967, Palestinians have struggle to protect their economic, social, political and human rights. 313 more words

Mae La Refugee Camp

Today I’ve had a very interesting day. I was picked up by the head of the project from Handicap International and an occupational therapist at 8.20 and then we set off toward the refugee camp. 281 more words

Thailand

Post-Earthquake Haiti - Can the camps be dismantled?

On January 12th 2010, a magnitude 7 earthquake hit Haiti, destroying or severely damaging 250,000 residences, according to the estimations of the government of Haiti. In the days following the catastrophe, Haitians started to find shelter outdoors either because their houses were destroyed or because they feared that their homes would not withstand aftershocks. 873 more words

Housing

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Edited by Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh (University of Oxford), Gil Loescher… 207 more words

Migration And Mobility