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Ten thousand IKEA refugee shelters left unused over fire fears, United Nations admits

Added: 29.04.2017 10:44 | 1 views | 0 comments

The United Nations High Commission for Refugees has mothballed 10,000 of IKEA's award-winning refugee shelters over concerns about the product's vulnerability to fire. Only 5,000 of the 15,000 shelters that UNHCR bought in 2015 have been deployed, meaning that two thirds of them, worth a total of $12,5 million, have yet to be used. The rest have remained in

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River of life

Added: 28.04.2017 9:54 | 0 views | 0 comments

Solving the water crisis for South Sudanese refugees.

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Ivanka Trump Parts Ways With Her Father on Syrian Refugees

Added: 28.04.2017 3:54 | 0 views | 0 comments

In a pointed departure from one of President Trump’s bedrock populist positions, Ms. Trump said the United States might need to admit more refugees.

Samira Rathod's Shadow House provides refuge from scorching Indian sun

Added: 28.04.2017 0:00 | 2 views | 0 comments

A weathered steel roof slopes over the gravelled courtyard at the centre of this concrete house in western India, which architect Samira Rathod has designed to offer residents plenty of shade from the sun. The Shadow House is located in Alibaug, a coastal town located south of Mumbai in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Mumbai-based architect Samira Rathod wrapped the 5,000-square-foot residence

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Calais living conditions now 'far worse' for refugees

Added: 27.04.2017 21:49 | 2 views | 0 comments

Authorities keen to make French port city migrant-free after 'Jungle' closure are hostile to refugees, charity claims.


Ivanka Trump talks about allowing Syrian refugees into US

Added: 27.04.2017 17:21 | 2 views | 0 comments

Ivanka trump says letting Syrian refugees into the U.S. "has to be part of the discussion" on dealing with people fleeing from the war-torn country


Mexican Who Sought Refuge in Colorado Church Detained: Activists

Added: 27.04.2017 2:53 | 2 views | 0 comments

Arturo Hernandez, who once sought sanctuary from deportation in a church, was detained by ICE as he went to get materials for a job, activists say.


To fight domestic violence among Syrian refugees, an outreach to men

Added: 26.04.2017 18:18 | 1 views | 0 comments

Aaref fled to Lebanon from Syria five years ago to escape the war raging in his homeland. Life as a refugee in Lebanon is grueling. The stress soon led to conflicts between Aaref and his wife, of the type they hadn’t experienced since they were young newlyweds learning to navigate life together.

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PMQs: Farron uses May's 'nasty party' phrase to attack policies

Added: 26.04.2017 15:57 | 1 views | 0 comments

Tim Farron attacks the prime minister for her policies on child refugees, health and social care, and benefit changes.


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