Reunited at last. 🙌 Sida, a Congolese refugee, hadn't seen her husband in 7 years—until now. They are finally together again in Utah. Now that President Biden has agreed to welcome more refugees, more families like theirs can reunite in safety. #InternationalDayofFamilies
🍎 77% of refugees are enrolled in primary education. ✏️33% of refugees are enrolled in secondary education. 📚3% of refugees are enrolled in university. Education is the power to open doors and unlock dreams. We must do better for refugees.
Created by a group of Cambodian refugees in 1980, @Cam_Fam works hard to holistically support immigrant families in California. Learn how they're using a #NoKidHungry Early Childhood Grant to help the families they serve: #AAPIHeritageMonth
Today is #NakbaDay , marking 73 years since Palestinians were forcibly removed from their homes during Israel's creation. 750,000 Palestinians were expelled from their towns and villages in 1948, most becoming refugees as 78% of Palestine was turned into Israel.
There are over 5 million Palestinianrefugees registered with the UN. About one third live in refugee camps. Groups say: ▪️ Housing conditions are often "abysmal" ▪️ Limited access to medicine, infrastructure ▪️ Most refugees live in poverty due to lack of work rights
In #SheikhJarrah , Israeli settlers are trying to forcibly remove dozens of Palestinian families — many of whom were displaced by Israel's creation in 1948. Families facing displacement say: "Our families came here as refugees. It's happening all over again. " #NakbaDay
Tonight people in Beirut are going to sleep in shattered homes, during a deadly pandemic, with a collapsing economy led by corrupt politicians, surrounded by countries that have attacked & threatened them and a world that has abandoned them and their refugees. They deserve better
The Guardian today has printed in their newspaper a list of 34,361 refugees who are known to have died trying to make it to Europe.