Compelling news from the refugee and migrant sector

Refugee volunteers supporting COVID-19 victims

21 May 20200 comments

Refugee volunteers are helping out at a new community initiative in Melbourne’s north is supporting vulnerable people to get through the financial difficulties brought by the COVID-19…

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Refugee family grateful and happy to isolate

30 April 20200 comments

A family of Iraqi refugees has just completed two-week of self-isolation since arriving in Australia after the March 15 COVID-19 pandemic curfew.

But the ordeal of being cooped…

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Refugees, migrants bearing the brunt of COVID crisis – survey

30 April 20200 comments

Newly arrived refugees and migrants are more worried and feel more vulnerable to the health and economic impacts of the COVID-19 virus crisis than ordinary Australians, according…

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Migrant family’s history unearthed

23 April 20200 comments

A random quiz question has helped Anita Lussetti unearth new and poignant information about her family’s history.

A Case Manager with migrant and refugee settlement agency AMES Australia,…

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Emerging humanitarian crises

23 April 20200 comments

As we live through what is a major humanitarian crisis with the COVID-19 pandemic reaching into every corner the globe, fears are ramping up among civil society…

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Volunteer clocks up 20 years of service helping refugees, migrants

31 March 20200 comments

For twenty years Bernard Vancuylenburg has been volunteering to help newly arrived refugees and migrants learn English and settle in their new country.

A migrant himself, he has…

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Sport helping refugees cope with COVID crisis

26 May 20200 comments

Sports programs are helping refugees and displaced people cope with the COVID-19 crisis. The Olympic Refuge Foundation...

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UK attracting more non-EU migrants, new report finds

26 May 20200 comments

Net migration to the UK from countries outside the European Union has risen to its highest level for 45 years,...

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Spain now the top destination for asylum seekers in Europe

26 May 20200 comments

Spain has eclipsed Germany as the top destination for asylum-seekers in Europe thanks to an influx of displaced people...

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Europe putting migrants, asylum seekers to work in fight against COVID-19

26 May 20200 comments

European nations have begun putting migrants to work as they struggle to cope with the health and economic fallout from...

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