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Rise Up

Syrian Refugees Are Finally Creating Much Needed Mental Health Support Systems

In one embattled city, nearly 90 percent of depression cases are caused by the war. We can do something to change that.
International Rescue Committee
4.3.18
The Rundown

Trump Administration Hints at Plans to Arrest Mayors Protecting Refugees

How you can help elected officials supporting sanctuary cities.
Impact Staff
1.18.18
Rise Up

Activists are Risking Their Lives to Help Migrants Struggling to Survive from France to the UK

With nowhere to go, and no end in sight of the war in Syria and elsewhere, migrants in Calais rely on activist aid as governments turn a blind eye.
Alice Rowsome
1.11.18
Voices

Fleeing War, Traumatized Syrian Refugees Need Mental Health Access More Than Ever

With almost no space safe for refugees in the world, current mental health systems in the Middle East are beyond overloaded. But there are glimmers of hope.
Mike Niconchuk
1.9.18
Frontier

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
12.11.17
Voices

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
11.30.17
Rise Up

As Thousands of Rohingya Muslims Flee Genocide in Myanmar, Here's How to Help

Severe international criticism is being leveled at state leadership for ignoring the massive humanitarian crisis, but mobilization efforts are under way.
Kastalia Medrano
9.28.17
Rise Up

Locals Face Off Against Extremist Anti-Refugee Ship in the Mediterranean

A group of pro-white, anti-Muslim and anti-globalist extremists chartered a ship to disrupt humanitarian vessels and confront refugees, but has encountered local resistance.
Alice Rowsome
8.16.17
The Rundown

The Senate Votes on Health Care Next Week, Gird Your Loins

Your daily guide to what’s working, what’s not and what you can do about.
Impact Staff
7.12.17
World Refugee Day

A New Student-Led Campaign Sends Refugees to Oxford for Free

Students at the UK's oldest university are giving refugees a chance for an education.
Alexis Chemblette
6.20.17
World Refugee Day

These Striking Photos Capture Myanmar's Resilient Displaced Community

In June 2012, widespread violence between Buddhists and Muslims in Myanmar's Rakhine State led to the displacement of 145,000 people. Five years later, nearly 100,000 still reside in camps on the outskirts of the capital.
International Rescue Committee
6.20.17
World Refugee Day

Displaced Family Gets New Lease on Life After Surviving Threat of ISIS

A soft-spoken Yazidi couple, Suleiman Khalf Kajo and his wife, Khabshe, have lived in a refugee camp in northern Syria with their family since fleeing ISIS in August 2014.
International Rescue Committee
6.20.17
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