A conversation with an asylum-seeker who feels hopeless after receiving a refusal for asylum in Europe.
Refugee, migrant, asylum-seeker, internally displaced person. There are so many words used to describe people who leave their home behind and seek refuge somewhere else. Many of these terms have distinct and different meanings, and confusing them leads to problems for both populations. In this blog post I will differentiate the meanings of these terms.
2020 is a year to remember! Most of all due to the changes we went through: from cuddling to 1.5 meter distance, from shopping till we drop to shopping with a face mask and from working at an office to working at home. But, Covid-19 was the least of the worries for refugees. What really changed for them? I asked a couple of refugees on Lesvos.
I was studying geography but didn’t really like it, so I dropped out of school. I lived in Damascus with my parents and 7 brothers. Of course, I needed to find another education but I didn’t know which one. So, I decided to volunteer with the police. We had a...
Can you imagine what it would be like to live in constant fear? For over 65 million people around the world, that’s their reality. Wars and disasters have long-term psychosocial and mental health consequences.
All about the existence and downfall of the biggest refugee camp of Europe: Moria Refugee Camp on the Greek island of Lesvos.
She is four months old when she fled her home country, she is two years old when she still lives on the road. A personal story of a little refugee girl
Everything you need to know about refugees in Europe; why they come, how they come, where they come from and also what Europe does to help refugees.