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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



I don’t remember the exact reason Jorge changed the topic of our discussion from pleasantries to languishing and wasting away. He just suddenly began talking about the fate of the countless people existing in refugee prison camps in underdeveloped nations. 532 more words


Refugee-led Humanitarianism in Lebanon’s Shatila Camp

Refugee-led humanitarian initiatives by ‘established’ Palestinian refugees in response to the arrival of ‘new’ displaced Syrians to Shatila camp raise key questions about the limitations of the humanitarian system and representations of refugees as passive victims, argues Hind Sharif, echoing and building on work… 1,594 more words


Researchers Test Resilience - War Zones To Refugee Camps

The goal: find the best ways to teach psychological resilience to children, teens and adults living with stress and danger – like a Syrian refugee camp. 295 more words

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​My Jordan

Brightly colored cars hustle quickly past the assorted shop windows, opened welcomely for all. Steaming Turkish coffee stands, and shoe stores; clothing outlets, and colorful spice shops. 947 more words


Designing a better world

An architect, an environmentalist, an urban planner and a maverick, these are the many words that can be used to describe Priya Kanchan.

Priya is an architect from JJ College of architecture. 425 more words

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Human Flow: Immersion into the refugee crisis

Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei takes us around the world to explore the global scale of the refugee crisis.

by Julia Migné

Having been a child refugee himself in China in the 1950s, artist and activist Ai Weiwei experienced firsthand the hardship of living in a camp and being left feeling stripped of his humanity. 609 more words

The Spark