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Joshua Hersh

Promises, Promises: Donors Fail To Meet Pledges For Syrian Refugees | Joshua Hersh | Posted 09.20.2013 | World

BEIRUT -- As the Syrian refugee crisis worsens in neighboring countries, the backlog of undelivered funds from donor countries, including the United S...

UN: Syria Refugee Crisis 'On The Verge Of The Abyss'

AP | ADAM SCHRECK | Posted 08.28.2013 | World

BAGHDAD -- The head of the United Nations refugee agency warned Tuesday that Syria could be on the "verge of the abyss" as aid workers brace for a lik...

Solar Power Is Making Camps Safer For Refugees

The Huffington Post | Nader Salass | Posted 08.05.2013 | Impact

An international relief organization is using solar power to help create a safer environment for thousands of refugees. Oxfam International, a conf...

Joshua Hersh

Antonio Guterres, UN Refugee Chief: Syrian Crisis Spillover Into Lebanon Would Be 'Existential Threat' | Joshua Hersh | Posted 03.22.2013 | World

WASHINGTON -- The worst possible fallout from the ongoing crisis in Syria would be for the crisis to reach into the neighboring country of Lebanon, th...

Invisible and Overlooked: Refugees With Disabilities

Sarah Costa | Posted 02.01.2012 | Impact
Sarah Costa

When the only people who can get to the front of the line during a food distribution following an earthquake are those who are strong and able-bodied, something is wrong.

The Palestinian Refugees: Is the UN a Solution or a Part of the Problem?

Haggai Carmon | Posted 10.22.2011 | World
Haggai Carmon

Come September, the UN General Assembly will consider the Palestinian Authority's request to be admitted as a member. Historically, the UN has played a major role in the Palestinian refugees' problem; it could now bring to its resolution.