Compelling news from the refugee and migrant sector

Migrant numbers growing faster than world population – new data shows

1 October 20190 comments

The numbers of international migrants are now growing faster than the world population generally for the first time in history, according to new figures from the United…

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Refugee women doctors struggle to realise dreams

1 October 20190 comments

Abeer Ziada and Ann Shemiss’ close friendship was forged through their common experience as refugees fleeing a brutal conflict and their support for each other as they…

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From the Taliban to Tasmania – Afghan refugees find a home

6 September 20190 comments

Two Afghan brothers who escaped the Taliban, survived ruthless people smugglers and a perilous journey across a war-torn landscape have found peace and a welcoming community in…

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Victoria set for significant population growth

5 August 20190 comments

The number of households in Victoria will almost double from 2.4 to 4.6 million from but households will be smaller; the overall population will increase from 6.5…

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Refugee’s long journey to safety

5 August 20190 comments

When Celian Kidega fled South Sudan at just 17, he was setting off with his classmates on a long and hazardous journey on foot through jungle, war…

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Syrian, Iraqi refugees feel safe, welcome and happy – survey

26 June 20190 comments

Refugees who have come to Australia as a result of the conflict in Syria and Iraq are overwhelmingly happy, and feel safe and welcome, according to the…

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Xenophobic violence flares in South Africa

1 October 20190 comments

The UN Refugee Agency UNHCR has expressed concerned about ongoing violence against foreigners – and especially refugees...

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Refugee ark in the Deep South

1 October 20190 comments

The small American town of Clarkston, Georgia, is the self-proclaimed ‘Ellis Island of the South’. In the past 25...

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UN calls out Libyan refugee crisis

1 October 20190 comments

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has called for international action to end the deadly refugee crisis in...

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Is the US ending its refugee program?

20 September 20190 comments

The US is set to effectively end its refugee settlement programs as the Trump administration again moves to drastically...

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