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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
One Syrian Family's Story
How some refugees fled their war-torn country to safety only to face even more hardships.
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
Italy now represents the front lines of Europe’s refugee crisis
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.
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.