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Shelters for Ukrainian Refugees in Russia Exceed 500

Ukrainian refugees in Russia’s Rostov region

© RIA Novosti. Valery Melnikov

11:07 01/08/2014 

MOSCOW, August 1 (RIA Novosti) – The number of temporary accommodation facilities in Russia for refugees from southeastern Ukraine has exceeded 500, housing almost 38,000 people, an emergency response center representative told RIA Novosti on Friday. 87 more words

...and she loved him so much...

The following is a story I wrote 2012, I’ve rewritten it now and succeeded to shortening it a bit, but it’s still too long, I’m afraid! 1,570 more words
Poem By Vonnely

Child asylum seekers - who shall protect them?

On 31 July 2014, ABC News journalist Rebecca Barnett reported on the federal government covering up mental health issues in children in immigration detention centres. The issue in case here is not only the insufficient medical care of minors, but the Department of Immigration’s awareness of and reaction to the situation (ABC News 2014). 424 more words

COMM11108 Communication And The Political Process

Help advocate for refugee families, no matter where you're from

I’ve been getting asked how people outside of the Valley can help the refugee crisis. Besides making monetary donations, there are a number of other ways you can help where you’re from. 470 more words

Open Letter to Christians on Austrralian Asylum Seeker Policy

 This letter was published in the Age Newspaper on Wednesday 30th July.

July 2014

This letter is an open-hearted appeal for a Christian response to people seeking asylum in Australia. 1,172 more words