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Soccer and the pursuit of meaning inside Kakuma

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Two teams fought to a nil-nil draw in regulation, dust puffing around their feet like flint smoke as they ran. The shootout begins after Kakuma’s 6 p.m. curfew. Four thousand ...

The Genius Way 'Sesame Street' Is Tackling the Refugee Crisis

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More than 65 million people displaced by violence, half of them children. Three million kids with no school to go to. An entire generation traumatized by war, their country destroyed ...

South Sudanese refugees in Uganda now exceed 1 million

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UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has chosen Tabu as the symbolic 1 millionth South Sudanese refugee seeking safety in Uganda since last July, when an unprecedented surge of refugee arrivals ...

UN tells Britain to double the amount of refugees it takes in

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The UK should double the amount of refugees it takes in under resettlement programmes, the United Nations has urged. A senior official at the UN's refugee agency said accepting around ...

When helpful refugee resettlement programs end, these mentors step in

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In order to make the refugees who were moving into their area feel welcome, Pittsburgh couple Richard Gartner and Kristin Garbarino signed up to mentor a mother and three children ...

Refugee dubbed ‘the little Picasso’ to hold first art exhibition to raise money for sick Serbian boy

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A 10-year-old refugee, who has attracted global attention and the nickname of “the little Picasso” for his artistic talent, is holding his first exhibition – and donating all the money ...