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4/3/18

Life is hard for Congolese refugees in Burundi

“I am worried I will not be able to breastfeed my baby,” said Anna, mother of little Lexige. Lexige was born only a few days ago. His home is a refugee camp in the south-west...

3/29/18

The luck of a thousand

On a hot afternoon, Ayam Manyiel sits on the veranda of her grass-thatched hut plucking small green leaves from a tree branch by her feet. The leaves will make it to her...

3/28/18

The beautiful side of Yemen: The cup is still half-full

Three years of war have left Yemen damaged and paralyzed. Nowadays, everything you hear about Yemen is conflict, division, food crisis and cholera. People around the world...

3/28/18

The sewing circle of Arua

Regina arrived at Rhino Camp, a settlement of South Sudanese refugees in northwest Uganda’s Arua district, in July 2016. She’d fled her home in South Sudan, with her five...

3/27/18

Myanmar refugees 'want a solution'

A week ago, I was in Cox’s Bazaar refugee camp in Bangladesh walking up hills of exposed sandy soil covered by endless bamboo and plastic huts that more than 800,000 refugees...

3/27/18

Menstrual cups make a difference for refugee women

Harriet, 25, lives in Impevi, a settlement for South Sudanese refugees in Uganda. She arrived at Impevi in March 2017 with her husband, parents, and two small daughters, the...

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