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After four days on Lesvos, I took an early ferry back to Chios this morning in order to catch a flight from there to Athens. I am now sitting with my British passport in hand, thinking about the freedom it affords me, and how much I hate what is going on in the world right now. 526 more words



Watching the shoreline as our ferry pulls out of Chios and I am crying at the injustice of having to leave behind new friends on the island. 467 more words



Athens is not my idea of a vibrant metropolis – there is graffiti everywhere and it feels run down. The economic crisis is showing badly, although this could also have been due to us saving cash in cheap accommodation. 258 more words


Safety, trust, and disclosure: A qualitative examination of violence against refugee adolescents in Kiziba Camp, Rwanda

Author(s): Laura Gauer BERMUDEZ, Lauren PARKS, Sarah R. MEYER, Liberata MUHORAKEYE, Lindsay STARK



Refugee adolescents face increased vulnerability to child protection risks including abuse, neglect, violence, and exploitation.

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The Localisation of Aid and Southern-led Responses to Displacement

The Localisation of Aid and Southern-led Responses to Displacement: Beyond instrumentalising local actors

By Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, Refugee Hosts PI and UCL

Displacement is primarily a ‘Southern’ phenomenon, with around 90% of all refugees having fled from one country in the global South to another Southern state, through processes of South-South migration. 1,300 more words


Marwan's Story

Marwan and I met when I was in Jordan earlier this year visiting Syrian Refugee Camps.  He stuck out right away because he was the only male teacher amongst several dozen female teachers.   475 more words

Episcopal Relief & Development

Walking the Line in the Bekaa Valley

When every single day seems to contain ten distinct — and equally dramatic — news cycles in North America, it’s all too easy to forget that one of the biggest humanitarian crises of our time continues to unfold in and around Syria. 394 more words