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THE MAPS YOU TOOK WITH YOU WHEN YOU WENT BY JOE HORGAN

We tend to think of migrants as those who only cross borders. However, Internally Displaced People (IDP) are a huge issue facing countries experiencing humanitarian disasters and wars. 900 more words

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KWO Team Creates  A Kid Friendly Environment in Displaced Villages

As we reported earlier a KWO team went to distribute the emergency supplies to recently displaced Karen families in two Karen Villages. Our team also bought some refreshment for children  to help make  them happier in this difficult situation.   11 more words

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Islamic State captures 3,000 Iraqi civilians -- Executed 12 -- More executions feared -- UNHCR

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Fri Aug 5, 2016 4:47am EDT

GENEVA | BY TOM MILES

An Islamic State flag hangs amid electric wires over a street in Ain al-Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp, near the port-city of Sidon, southern Lebanon January 19, 2016. 393 more words

Girl Interrupted 2 

I was talking to Hanaatu the other day. She is one of those who means well, one of a handful who still visit even today, more than 2 years after. 1,364 more words

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World Refugees

I just returned from the Chicago Art Institute’s exhibition of Van Gogh’s three paintings of his bedroom in Arles. The display notes that he lived in 37 places during his 37 years of life, and how hungry he was for a secure place where he could “nest.” His relatively tiny bedroom was a treasure for him, and he painted it three times even though painting an empty bedroom seemed a very odd thing to do at the time. 793 more words

Canadian Lutheran World Relief receives $1.3 million to support Iraqis displaced by violence

Funding is part of the Government of Canada’s new $100 million contribution to humanitarian relief in Syria and neighbouring countries, announced today

Winnipeg, MB – Canadian Lutheran World Relief (CLWR) will receive up to $1.3 million from the Government of Canada to support people who have been affected by violence in Iraq. 352 more words

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Migrant vs. immigrant vs. refugee: Why names matter

This week’s blog post is written by Esther Isaac, advocacy research intern in the Ottawa Office.  Esther recently completed an undergraduate degree in Political Science and Global Studies at the University of Ottawa. 993 more words

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