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Implications of Refugee Camps in Jordan

Ten kilometers to the east of Mafraq, a city north of the Jordanian capital, is the largest permanent refugee settlement: Zaatari. Home to 79,133 refugees, as of August 2016, the camps were established in 2012 for the Syrians fleeing the current Syrian civil war. 328 more words

The human geography of displacement: mapping and profiling

One of the (many) challenges in responding to situations of displacement is that of information: knowing what and who is where, identifying resources and needs, and allocating resources. 1,479 more words

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Riot at Idomeni Refugee Camp - 10th May 2016

The following photos show the riot that took place in the refugee camp at Idomeni on the 10th May 2016 – The Riot was between the Kurdish and Syrian refugees which started over a theft from the night before and an attack on a young Kurdish lad that morning.

 

 

 

 

 

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Refugee Experience

By Patricia Avelar

I was shadowing Dr. Kirby as he conducted a refugee screening with a woman from Somali and two of her small children.  As he asked the woman general questions about her and her children’s health, she explained through an interpreter that she had three other children in addition to the two present with her.  822 more words

Interview with Bian a 13yr Old Girl From Damascus, Syria

I’ve decided to ask the same six questions to the refugee youth of Idomeni to see if any of their thoughts and feelings are different to the adults and to show the dreams of these children who have grown up knowing almost nothing but war. 279 more words

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Safwat’s Journey – A Syrian Refugee on his way to Germany

Safwat’s Journey – A Syrian Refugee on his way to Germany

I met Safwat at the Syrian Family Refugee Camp on Lesvos called Kara Tepe…  He spoke excellent English and helped me during a busy time giving out sleeping bags and blankets one night, helping with translations.  941 more words

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My Refugee Journey – 16th March 2016

My Refugee Journey – 16th March 2016

Today started off with catching up with a bit of admin and preparation on a visit to the Mayor’s Office here in Mytilini…  Today at the Mayor’s office was just chatting about things in general and sorting interviews with the Mayor, Vice Mayor and other officials before I leave on 6th April. 900 more words

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