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Don't Play Politics With Syrian Christians

James Zogby | Posted 09.26.2016 | Politics
James Zogby

For over a century Christians of the Middle East have either been exploited by groups in the West, when it served Western interest to do so, or callously ignored. I care about them too much to see them being used again.

Medicaid Industry Who's Who Series

SreyRam Kuy, MD | Posted 09.21.2016 | Healthy Living
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SreyRam Kuy, MD

Medicaid Industry Who's Who Series Dr. SreyRam Kuy was recently interviewed by Brandi Emerson and Clay Farris at Mostly Medicaid. This interview was...

Refugees Live In 'Derelict Warehouses' After Idomeni Camp Closure

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 06.02.2016 | World

ATHENS -- International aid organizations are troubled by the conditions inside Greek government-run refugee centers after authorities hastily evacuat...

Watch: Inside the Most Populated Syrian Refugee Camp in the World

M. Akram Shibly | Posted 05.20.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
M. Akram Shibly

I was powerless until my father organized a medical mission to aid refugees in Jordan. Having just launched my filmmaking career, I accompanied him alongside my sister to capture the refugee's stories.

8 Photos Show How Syrian Refugees' Lives Were Upended By War

The Huffington Post | Sarah Grossman | Posted 06.10.2016 | Impact

Millions of Syrians have had to flee from their homes over the past five years, escaping violence from the war, and leaving behind the lives they once...

This Teen Is Fighting Against Child Marriage -- From Her Refugee Camp

The Huffington Post | Sarah Grossman | Posted 04.27.2016 | Impact

Child marriage affects millions of girls around the world, but the problem has become increasingly common among child refugees. So this teen took it u...

This Wild West Theme Park In Sweden Is Home To 500 Syrian Refugees

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 04.14.2016 | Good News

High Chaparral from MEL Films on Vimeo. A frontier town has accepted a new kind of settler. An American-style Wild West theme park in Sweden cal...

A Conversation with Ben Rawlence, Author of "City of Thorns"

Curt Goering | Posted 03.03.2016 | World
Curt Goering

As the Syrian refugee crisis continues and governments reevaluate how they will respond to refugees seeking shelter and safety, news coverage has understandably focused on the plight of the families and individuals fleeing Syria's nightmarish conditions.

Dealing With Underserved Populations: Lessons From 13 Visits to Refugee Camps (Part 2/2)

Rim Taleb | Posted 02.29.2016 | Impact
Rim Taleb

It was one of the visits that I cannot forget. On that rainy day, I saw a blond girl waiting for her turn to be examined. I asked her to come forward; she only smiled.

Syrian Refugee In Zaatari Camp Builds Vehicle From Scraps

HuffPost Arabi | Sara Elkamel | Posted 02.19.2016 | Impact

Muhamad Harb, a Syrian refugee currently living at the Zaatari camp in Jordan, has found a way to make a wheelchair-like vehicle out of discarded obje...

6 Lessons I Learned From Visiting Refugee Camps

Rim Taleb | Posted 02.17.2016 | World
Rim Taleb

I made thirteen visits to refugees' camps in different areas in Lebanon. During each visit, I learned something new; I learned a life lesson to remember and share with others.

I Work On The Syrian Border, And I've Stopped Crying

Sabreen Shalabi | Posted 02.02.2016 | World
Sabreen Shalabi

The day begins with a call from a family member. "She is very sick and the siege has left no medicine in the town." Later on, you receive a message from your sister, who still remains in an area under siege by the regime.

Our Refugee Camps Are Not Tourist Attractions

Manar Bilal | Posted 01.25.2016 | World
Manar Bilal

They enter the refugee camps with entitlement, asking people to pose for their self-profiting creations, without even understanding the situation of the individual.

'The Jungle': Christmas in a Refugee Camp, with Pussy Riot

Masha Alekhina | Posted 12.30.2015 | World
Masha Alekhina

If we in Europe call humanity one of our fundamental values, ​​then we cannot leave the people who are turning to us for help to freeze in the field.

For Refugees, It's Hard Going Home

Joshua Hampson | Posted 12.17.2015 | Politics
Joshua Hampson

Refugees shouldn't be discouraged from returning home, but the harsh reality is that it's dangerous to pressure them to do so.

Our Moral Responsibility To Refugees Goes Beyond Resettlement

Serena Parekh | Posted 12.07.2015 | Impact
Serena Parekh

We must be concerned with our ethical obligations to the millions of people who will never be given citizenship in the West and will spend decades living in refugee camps that are supported, at least in part, by the policies of Western countries that aim to contain refugees far from our borders.

The Response Paris Deserves: a Marshall Plan for Refugees in the Mideast

Jan Egeland | Posted 11.19.2015 | World
Jan Egeland

AMMAN, Jordan -- Denying refugees protection violates international law and offers what ISIS aims to achieve: borders between people, coexistence denied. The proper response to violence, terror and suffering is not to withdraw, but to extend. Instead of denying human rights and closing borders to refugees, which ISIS would love to see, we should find new ways to protect rights and help the displaced.

Providing a Future for Millions of Syrian Children

Carolyn S. Miles | Posted 12.17.2015 | Women
Carolyn S. Miles

We face the prospect of helping create a lost generation of Syrian children. Investments now in education and protection for these children can pay enormous dividends once the war ends and rebuilding begins.

Syrian Children Go Behind The Lens To Show Life As Refugees

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 11.24.2015 | World

Syrian refugee children in Lebanon who have taken up photography to overcome the trauma of war and displacement are now sharing their photos with the ...

Amid Struggle To House Refugees As Cold Nears, German States Consider Winterized Tents

HuffPost Germany | Sara Elkamel | Posted 10.28.2015 | World

There are currently 42,000 refugees living in tents in Germany, according to the German newspaper Die Welt. During the summer months, staying warm was...

Women Don't Feel Safe In German Refugee Camps

HuffPost Germany | Sophia Maier | Posted 09.29.2015 | World

Marija lives in a 10 square-meter room she shares with five other women. The room has six beds, a small table and a closet. No one has enough space. I...

They Call You a Refugee. I Call You Grandpa.

Khazar Fatemi | Posted 09.03.2016 | World
Khazar Fatemi

The first time I met a refugee was the day I was born. She was my mother. My parents were fleeing the Iranian regime. They had already been on the run for three years inside of Iran, changing places every two months. They were political activists and both had been sentenced to death.

Refugees: Existence. Resistance. Persistence.

Chaker Khazaal | Posted 06.17.2016 | Impact
Chaker Khazaal

World Refugee Day, held each year on June 20th, honors the resilience, courage and determination of more than 50 million refugees forced to flee their homeland under the threat of persecution and violence.

Charlotte Alfred

Life Inside A UN Base Where Thousands Shelter From South Sudan's War | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 06.09.2015 | World

JUBA, South Sudan -- When South Sudan's bloody civil war broke out in December 2013, tens of thousands of people fled for their lives to United Nation...

The Community Roots of Mother's Day

Ari Nessel | Posted 05.08.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

All of these moms have taught us, regardless of the obstacle -- be it extreme poverty, gang violence, managing children with special needs or even living in a refugee camp -- that there is nothing that a mom can't do when it comes to nurturing her community.