Latest Forced migration Stories

2011-11-28 15:10:04

Refugees who have fled Burma to live in Oakland, Calif., are at risk of becoming a permanent, poverty-stricken underclass warns a new report released today by researchers at San Francisco State University and the Burma Refugee Family Network (BRFN).

2011-06-10 14:44:00

CHICAGO, June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- World Relief Chicago is pleased to announce our celebration of World Refugee Day on Friday, June 17(th), 2011 from 3-6pm. World Relief Chicago welcomes all members of the community to join us in celebrating the lives of refugees on Friday, June 17(th) from 3-6pm.

2011-06-07 19:52:38

Media often portray so-called hidden refugees as individuals who spend their days hiding behind closed curtains, and this leads to false perceptions of these people living underground and outside society.

2011-04-18 06:00:00

New Blue Key Campaign for Refugees Urges Americans to Take Action WASHINGTON, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of a new movement in social activism, the United States Association for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (USA for UNHCR) is calling on Americans to play a role in ending forest depletion around African refugee camps.

2011-04-06 10:00:00

NAIROBI, Kenya, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Refugees in Kakuma refugee camp in the scrubland of northwestern Kenya now have access to higher education, following the launch by Jesuit Refugee Service of a distance-education project in collaboration with U.S. universities.

2010-12-19 00:26:42

In Cleveland, Ohio, for example, there are currently 10 addicted convicts on the street for a single bed available in a safe, sober house. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 17, 2010 According to recovering addict Jeffrey Christian, founder of executive search firm CTPartners and The Number 12 Foundation, 82% of male addict convicts released from prison are homeless.

2010-10-19 07:37:16

Recent Global Medical Transports Arranged By MedjetAssist: Namibia to Ontario, Jerusalem to New York, Aruba to Massachusetts MedjetAssist, America’s leading medical evacuation and repatriation membership program, provides medical evacuation and repatriation services to hundreds of members every year - members who were not expecting to be injured or fall ill.

Word of the Day
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).