Video: CNN’s Erin Burnett recently interviewed UNHCR staff about the Malian Refugee Camps. Here’s what they had to say about the current situation.
by Greg Beals in Juba, South Sudan
JUBA, South Sudan, July 12 (UNHCR) – The returnees board the dozen or so buses bound for their ancestral home – a village called Torit. They are for the most part women and children. Some are jubilant, others are apprehensive. Some sing as their vehicles leave the South Sudan [...]
In this video from TEDx Rideau Canal, James Milner advocates an integrative approach to solving the plight of 15 million refugees who wait on average 18 years in refugee camps.
John hails from Sudan’s Blue Nile state. In 1987, his family was driven out by civil war. In 2011, he fled again amid new turmoil and worries about his elderly parents who once saved his life.
Experienced UNHCR staff member Astrid Van Genderen Stort recently completed a three week emergency mission on the Egyptian border where over 5,000 people were stranded, having fled the growing conflict in Libya.
There is a line for everything here: for food, for the return of your passport, for water and the latrines, for access to [...]
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