Tag Archives: #refugee

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Urgent S.O.S. : #ConnectRefugees

It’s 2016, and in the age of interconnectivity and mobile phones, refugees should not be relying on sending out an S.O.S.  via – “Message in a Bottle” as in the…

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Needs of #Refugee Children of the Central African Republic & Nigeria

A clarion call from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is out for immediate assistance for refugees in the Central African Republic and Nigeria. These victims…

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Missing One Hot Meal Won’t Kill Me!

As snow pummels the Northeast, temperatures plunge, and the threat and reality of coastal flooding in my area is a major concern, I’m rushing to cook a lot of food…

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#Palestinian #Refugees “Long Journey” Recognized

Palestinian Refugees and their plight comes alive in the dramatic traveling audiovisual exhibition, Long Journey.  The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) with the support of the European Union,…

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Wishes for More Tolerant 2016 & Actions?

By any standard, 2015 has exhibited a negative trend for tolerance and diversity. The trend is not just limited to ISIS or Africa’s virulent conflicts as Burundi, Ogaden, Central African…

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What #Thanksgiving is all About — Every Day

Thanksgiving is a time for memories — of our childhood, family, and friends. It is also a time to be grateful for the many blessings we have and to give…

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#Shakira Tuned into Children & Education

Far from the coincidental Ambassador, Shakira has turned her effort on behalf of Children’s education from UNICEF, to the World Bank and even a joint Israeli/Palestinian school in Jerusalem. It…

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Could #Tourism Lift #Palestine Economy & Peace?

 With assistance from the World Bank, Palestine is seeking to further the rich potential of its tourism. Palestine has the rich history, much of it shared with Israel and vice-versa,…

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David Beckham & UNICEF Kick-off New Children’s Assistance Fund

  From current conflicts and humanitarian crises to ongoing education and health programs, many of the globe’s children are cheated of opportunity and even life. Resources can at least aid…

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Actress, UNHCR Envoy & Mother, Angelina Jolie Gives Failing Grade to International Community

Angelina Jolie deplores the immense suffering of both Iraqi citizens internally displaced and the increasing numbers of Syrian refugees on her visit to the Khanke Camp in Iraq. Since her…