Rohingya Spotlight: The Journey Continues
Two weeks ago, Bangladesh deemed it safe for Rohingya refugees to return to their homes in Myanmar. Rohingya families were skeptical. Having escaped what the United Nations describes as systemic abuse and violence, these families — now occupying camps in…
Joy After Loss: Janet’s Story
Few things compare to the joy of holding a newborn baby for the first time. For mothers who have experienced violence, terror and loss, the happy relief of delivering a healthy baby is even greater.
More than Statistics: Melissa Fleming’s Powerful Message of Hope
Melissa Fleming, head spokesperson for the UN Refugee Agency, speaks at Portland’s Healthy Women, Healthy World luncheon. “No one leaves home, unless home is the mouth of a shark.” Warsan Shire, Somali poet “Statistics are human beings with the…
In a Broken World, Every Person Matters
The world can at times seem chaotic. But when you dig deeper, narrow your focus, you see how this brokenness affects real people. They share the same hopes and fears, feel the same joy and pain, as we all do.
Taking a Deep Breath in Bangladesh
For many refugees fleeing Bangladesh, their suffering doesn’t end with the arduous journey to the camp.
How Amina Escaped the Slaughter
Anima’s voice shook as she began to cry, “I remember seeing those 18 men dead, and all I wanted to do was leave.” Read one Rohingya refugee family’s account of fleeing their homeland.
Rasha Brings Hope to Her Settlement
“Mom, we’re dying – we’re dying, mom!”
All she could do was stand stone-footed, unable to move.
Cambodia: Inspiring Refugees Everywhere
Cambodia will always hold a special place in our hearts. Find out why!
Taking a Walk in Her Shoes
Most of us don’t know what it’s like to live in a refugee camp. Learn more about the daily reality of being a refugee…
Mothers Who Hold on to Hope
Read stories of humbling courage from mothers around the world…