Bangladesh: We’ll become unable to take new Myanmar refugees

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Fri, 01 Mar 2019 04:48:35 +0000

Bangladesh: We'll become unable to take new Myanmar refugees

Bangladesh’s foreign secretary on Thursday said his country will need to stop accepting more refugees from Myanmar.

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Seven children from same family die in Canada house fire

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 22:50:18 +0000

Seven children from same family die in Canada house fire

Seven children from a family said to be Syrian refugees died in a fire that swept through their house in the Canadian city of Halifax.

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Angelina Jolie in Cox’s Bazar to visit Rohingya camps

Credit to Author: dmorcoso| Date: Mon, 04 Feb 2019 06:56:54 +0000

COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh — UNHCR special envoy and Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie arrived in Cox’s Bazar of Bangladesh this morning to see the situation in Rohingya camps . She will see UNHCR activities, hold meetings with officials and meet Rohingyas in the camps while visiting the area, officials said. The UNHCR special envoy will talk to media in Cox’s Bazar tomorrow […]

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Migrants hide inside mattresses in desperate attempt to reach Europe

Credit to Author: ccepeda| Date: Thu, 03 Jan 2019 08:11:03 +0000

Migrants mattress

“As long as there are no safe routes to request asylum, situations like this will continue to occur in the southern border of Europe.”

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BVOR Fund supports private refugee sponsors

Canadian entrepreneur Jim Estill, president and CEO of Danby Appliances, has partnered with the recently announced BVOR Fund to sponsor 20 refugee families to Canada. Estill has previously sponsored 61 Syrian refugee families, and is recognized for his innovative approach to refugee protection and integration. (Read more about Estill’s approach to helping refugees settle in […]

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More Afghans seek refuge in Turkey, host of world’s largest refugee population

Turkey already hosts the world’s largest refugee population, including three million Syrians, but over the last year there has been an influx of Afghans seeking a safe haven — and not just from Afghanistan itself, but from Iran.

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