45 Refugees Documented Their Lives With Disposable Cameras for New Art Project

Each participant—individuals hailing from Syria, Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Congo, Eritrea and other countries— got seven days to capture their experience as a refugee. Here's what they want you to see.
Helaina Hovitz

Syrian Teen Refugees Turned to Filmmaking to Tell Their Stories

Classes on screenwriting, storytelling, directing, cinematography and acting at the Azraq camp in Jordan are giving refugees a creative outlet to share their experiences.
Brandt Andersen
Livable Planet

Jordanian Cities Use Clean Energy Initiatives to Help Refugees and Locals

A groundbreaking international consortium relieves the pressure on scarce natural resources, create jobs and reduce rents for low-income locals and refugees.
Alice Rowsome

Fighting Deforestation Is Giving Hope to Sudanese Refugees in Uganda

One of the biggest refugee settlements in the world is giving refugees the chance to earn a living and regenerate forests at the same time.
Alice Rowsome
World Refugee Day

On World Refugee Day, Now Is the Wrong Time to Turn Your Back

As the global refugee displacement burden grows - with 10 million new people displaced in 2016 alone - the call for long-term solutions from the international community only grows louder.
Chiara Trincia
new neighbours

The Books That Helped Me Deal with the Horrors of War

As I started reading, the screaming and the sirens began to fade into the background.
Mia Z.
new neighbours

On Fleeing Egypt and Studying Filmmaking in France

The repression of my homosexuality and the brutality of the Egyptian regime pushed me to leave Cairo forever.
Ahmed Sleiman

One Syrian Family's Story

How some refugees fled their war-torn country to safety only to face even more hardships.
Emma Ferrer
refugee crisis

Migrants are still drowning in the Mediterranean and the EU can’t agree on what to do about it

Over 9,000 people saved in the Mediterranean while some argue rescue efforts encourage smugglers
Kathleen Caulderwood
refugee crisis

Italy now represents the front lines of Europe’s refugee crisis

Oscar Webb

What It's Like to Be a Rohingya Child Bride

When Rashidah was 12, a mob of hardline Buddhists set fire to her Rohingya village. The girl was subsequently sold into slavery and raped by human traffickers. Her only way out of that life was getting married to a man many years her senior.
Jonathan Vit

For Refugees, Internet Access Has Become as Important as Food and Water

The report, which looked at data from 44 different countries, found that Internet access has become “as vital to them as food, water, or shelter” for many refugees.
Nick Rose