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2012-08-20 15:16:22

Many refugees to the U.S. travel thousands of miles to a safe harbor, but once here find that adjusting to linguistic and cultural differences is an equally daunting task, according to new research to be presented by two University of Dayton sociologists at the 107th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association. "In one or two weeks, some refugees find themselves going from a place like a Burundian refugee camp to a Midwestern city like Dayton," said sociology professor Theo...

2012-03-26 23:00:47

Broadway and the NBA join the UN Foundation´s Nothing But Nets campaign to send life-saving bed nets to protect families fleeing conflict and returning home (PRWEB) March 26, 2012 Since last June, more than 130,000 refugees–and counting–have entered South Sudan to escape fighting on the border of Sudan. As the situation worsens, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) is providing food, water, and shelter. Yet malaria is the leading cause of death among children under five in South...


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