I am re-blogging this, with permission from Ali, the original author. Ali works with 'Medicins sans Frontieres' in refugee camps. This is but one heartbreaking story from the camps, but one that I think is important. The message, at least to me, is clear: we must all step up and do what we can to help humanity. PLEASE take a few moments to read this post.
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This week I interviewed Miriam Onwochei-Garcia about her experience of volunteering to help with the refugee crisis in Calais (the jungle) and Dunkirk, with a particular focus on the vulnerability of women in these camps. 1,672 more words
This is not a celebration of food poem but rather about scarcity. Allen Ginsberg was writing about famine and war in Bangladesh, then East Pakistan, 1971. 1,107 more words
Refugee and Migrant Camps in Greece Need "Urgent Measures" To Address Overcrowding, Poor Living Conditions -- Council of Europe Says
STRASBOURG (Reuters) – Urgent measures are need to address overcrowding and poor living conditions in refugee and migrant camps in Greece, Europe’s top rights watchdog warned on Wednesday. 454 more words