#Refugees

  • Article: UN Plans to Ramp Up Health Services for Refugees During COVID-19

    UN Plans to Ramp Up Health Services for Refugees During COVID-19

    By Catherine Caruso|May 22, 2020

    The agreement from the WHO and UNHCR will help protect forcibly displaced people from COVID-19. Read more

  • Article: Refugee Children Face Unique Challenges as Schools Remain Closed Due to COVID-19

    Refugee Children Face Unique Challenges as Schools Remain Closed Due to COVID-19

    By Brandon Wiggins|May 13, 2020

    Less than half of school-aged refugee children were enrolled in school before the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

  • Article: UN Stresses Urgent Need to Protect Refugees During COVID-19 Crisis

    UN Stresses Urgent Need to Protect Refugees During COVID-19 Crisis

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Meg Black|May 11, 2020

    Border closures and overcrowded camps pose dangerous challenges for refugees. Read more

  • Article: A New Movement in Europe Is Demanding That Cities Welcome Refugees Amid COVID-19

    A New Movement in Europe Is Demanding That Cities Welcome Refugees Amid COVID-19

    By James Hitchings-Hales|May 6, 2020

    Europe Must Act has mobilised 160 nonprofits and 100,000 individuals in just two months. Read more

  • Article: This Spanish Nurse Went From Saving Lives at Sea to Fighting COVID-19 in Madrid

    This Spanish Nurse Went From Saving Lives at Sea to Fighting COVID-19 in Madrid

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|April 17, 2020

    She’s a hero, and is now calling on countries to transform their approach to human rights. Read more

  • Article: What Being on the Frontlines of Fighting for Gender Equality in Iraq Is Like During COVID-19

    What Being on the Frontlines of Fighting for Gender Equality in Iraq Is Like During COVID-19

    By Helen Lock|April 15, 2020

    "Before the lockdown, the lessons were the only time of day many of the women left the house." Read more

  • Article: 5 Reasons COVID-19 Will Impact the Fight to End Extreme Poverty

    5 Reasons COVID-19 Will Impact the Fight to End Extreme Poverty

    By Leah Rodriguez|April 7, 2020

    A Harvard social epidemiologist explains the intersection between disease outbreaks and inequality. Read more

  • Article: I Work in Syria With People Fleeing Conflict. Here’s How COVID-19 Is Impacting the People I Support.

    I Work in Syria With People Fleeing Conflict. Here’s How COVID-19 Is Impacting the People I Support.

    By Imogen Calderwood|March 31, 2020

    Mercy Corps' Syria director shares how COVID-19 is making an existing crisis even worse. Read more