"Before I couldn't go very far, I didn't see many people. "Now I can go to the market, church and see my neighbors. I also want to go back to school." Suria lives in a refugee camp in South Sudan. A wheelchair has made the world accessible to her.
"I'm afraid of these people who killed us with knives, machetes, and axes." This Tigrayan family fled their home in northern Ethiopia after a massacre. Now they are among thousands seeking refugee on the Sudanese border.
On Sept 8, a fire blazed through Moria camp in Lesvos, Greece, devastating 12,000 refugees—including Rahima, a refugee from Afghanistan, & her family. Forced to uproot her life once again, Rahima is now helping the IRC protect people from COVID-19 in a new camp. Her story:
Google cofounder Sergey Brin at SFO protest: "I'm here because I'm a refugee." (Photo from Matt Kang/Forbes)
A person's dignity does not depend on them being a citizen, a migrant, or a refugee. Saving the life of someone fleeing war and poverty is an act of humanity. #WithRefugees
If u can support a fertilized egg can't you also support the life of a living, breathing woman, gay person, Muslim, immigrant or refugee?
Getting a bit of a spanking today, but things could be worse: Imagine, just for a second, being a refugee having to flee from your home.