Asylum Seeker Status: Affecting Access to Third Level Educationimage
20 Sep 2020

Asylum Seeker Status: Affecting Access to Third Level Education

Arezki Yachir achieved top grades in his A-levels this year. Due to his status as an asylum seeker he has […]

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First Covid-19 Cases Confirmed in Jordan Refugee Campimage
08 Sep 2020

First Covid-19 Cases Confirmed in Jordan Refugee Camp

On Tuesday, UNHCR has said that there have been two confirmed coronavirus cases in the Azraq camp for Syrian refugees […]

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Government Review: The Restriction of Asylum Seekers’ Right to Workimage
13 Aug 2020

Government Review: The Restriction of Asylum Seekers’ Right to Work

The Government is currently reviewing its policy on the restriction of asylum seekers’ right to work. Right now, the position […]

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Refugee employment in Europe: Germany in the Spotlightimage
04 Feb 2020

Refugee employment in Europe: Germany in the Spotlight

A recent study has shown that half of refugees in Germany will find employment within 5 years of their arrival […]

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UNHCR Urges Host Countries to Give Employment Opportunities to Refugeesimage
20 Dec 2019

UNHCR Urges Host Countries to Give Employment Opportunities to Refugees

The Mosaic Initiative team could not agree more with this call to action by the UN refugee agency. More specifically […]

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Refugee employment in Europe: the UK in the Spotlightimage
04 Sep 2019

Refugee employment in Europe: the UK in the Spotlight

The unemployment rate among the 126,000 refugees in the UK, all of whom have the right to work, is 3 […]

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The Year Behind Us, a Reflection on 2018image
24 Dec 2018

The Year Behind Us, a Reflection on 2018

This year, the world’s displaced population reached 65.8 million, including more than 25 million refugees. In 2018 asylum policies tightened […]

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Myths of the Refugee Crisisimage
24 Jun 2018

Myths of the Refugee Crisis

This month the Mosaic Initiative team are looking at the 5 main myths of the refugee crisis. First up, the […]

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Where in Britain? 10,000 Syrian Refugees Resettled in the UKimage
18 Apr 2018

Where in Britain? 10,000 Syrian Refugees Resettled in the UK

Refugees from Syria who have arrived in the UK over the past two and a half years have been brought […]

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The Year Ahead: Europe in the Spotlightimage
04 Jan 2018

The Year Ahead: Europe in the Spotlight

Since 2015 and the number of people on the move, needing to leave their homes to escape crisis increased dramatically. […]

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Project Lift: Trauma therapy for Syrian childrenimage
05 Jan 2016

Project Lift: Trauma therapy for Syrian children

The brainchild of the 16-year-old Emir Özsüer, who wanted to do something for the displaced Syrian refugee children in camps […]

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Qatar Red Crescent Society organises course for Syria relief workersimage
05 Jan 2016

Qatar Red Crescent Society organises course for Syria relief workers

Doha: The Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) organised two courses to build the capacity of relief workers involved in Syria, […]

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Artwork by Syrian refugee children will be displayed in poignant exhibition at Hannahs Seale Hayneimage
05 Jan 2016

Artwork by Syrian refugee children will be displayed in poignant exhibition at Hannahs Seale Hayne

A POIGNANT art exhibition at Hannahs Seale-Hayne will display artwork by Syrian children living in a refugee camp in Lebanon. […]

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British Flood Victims Get Help From Syrian Refugeesimage
04 Jan 2016

British Flood Victims Get Help From Syrian Refugees

Syrian refugees in Manchester, United Kingdom, are helping out in Rochdale, one of the towns that have been hit the […]

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Westmount private school knits tuques for Syrian refugeesimage
04 Jan 2016

Westmount private school knits tuques for Syrian refugees

A Westmount private school is offering a warm welcome to Syrian refugees arriving in Quebec. Teachers, students and parents at […]

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Hundreds help Syrian refugees find a place to call homeimage
29 Dec 2015

Hundreds help Syrian refugees find a place to call home

Families fleeing war-torn Syria have now arrived in Oxford and charities across the city are doing their utmost to ensure […]

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Sacha Baron Cohen, Isla Fisher donate $1 million for Syrian refugeesimage
29 Dec 2015

Sacha Baron Cohen, Isla Fisher donate $1 million for Syrian refugees

Comic movie stars Sacha Baron Cohen and Isla Fisher aren’t kidding around when it comes to philanthropy: The British-Australian couple […]

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Portland woman in Greece helps Syrian refugeesimage
25 Dec 2015

Portland woman in Greece helps Syrian refugees

It may be Christmas on Friday, but for Syrian refugees it doesn’t feel like a holiday as they run from […]

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Cheryl Strayed and Elizabeth Gilbert help raise $1 million for Syrian refugeesimage
25 Dec 2015

Cheryl Strayed and Elizabeth Gilbert help raise $1 million for Syrian refugees

There are still some people who believe it’s better to give than receive. And thousands of them joined together this […]

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Turkey provides education for 300,000 Syrian refugeesimage
24 Dec 2015

Turkey provides education for 300,000 Syrian refugees

‘They are our guests. They have rights to education under both national and international law,’ says Turkish Ministry of Education […]

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Vänskä, Minnesota Orchestra musicians unite for concert to aid Syrian refugeesimage
24 Dec 2015

Vänskä, Minnesota Orchestra musicians unite for concert to aid Syrian refugees

Music director Osmo Vanska conducted the Minnesota Orchestra’s first concert of two in Havana, Cuba, in May. The Minnesota Orchestra […]

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Beeton school raises money for Syrian refugee committeeimage
23 Dec 2015

Beeton school raises money for Syrian refugee committee

The giving spirit of the season was on full display last week at Monsignor J.E. Ronan Catholic School in Beeton. […]

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Kitchener libraries add Arabic books to help Syrian refugeesimage
23 Dec 2015

Kitchener libraries add Arabic books to help Syrian refugees

At Forest Heights Library, there is a little display of books and materials in Arabic, a new addition to help […]

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Mountain of donations for Syrian refugees in Edmontonimage
23 Dec 2015

Mountain of donations for Syrian refugees in Edmonton

Volunteers sorted through a mountain of donations at the Edmonton Emergency Relief Services Society on Tuesday, all of it destined […]

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Syrian refugee Ameer Mehtr swims for 7 hours to start new life in Europeimage
22 Dec 2015

Syrian refugee Ameer Mehtr swims for 7 hours to start new life in Europe

The ex-swimmer trained for nearly every day with a coach in the sea off the coast of Beirut to make […]

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Syrian refugee pianist awarded Beethoven human rights prizeimage
21 Dec 2015

Syrian refugee pianist awarded Beethoven human rights prize

Syrian refugee Aeham Ahmad was granted the International Beethoven Prize for Human Rights, Peace, Inclusion and the Fight Against Poverty. […]

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Edward Norton Hopes to Help More Families After Starting Fundraising Campaign for Syrian Refugeeimage
21 Dec 2015

Edward Norton Hopes to Help More Families After Starting Fundraising Campaign for Syrian Refugee

You get what you give. Such is the case with Edward Norton and the amount of support and positive feedback […]

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Turkish businessman opens houses to Syrian refugeesimage
21 Dec 2015

Turkish businessman opens houses to Syrian refugees

Akfen Holding Chairman Hamdi Akın has opened some of his houses to Syrian refugees in Istanbul after he saw the […]

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Volunteers need help shipping food to Jordan refugee campimage
21 Dec 2015

Volunteers need help shipping food to Jordan refugee camp

Thanks to more than 1,500 volunteers who gave up their Saturday earlier this month, Syrian refugees in Jordan soon will […]

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‘Private sector must help Syrian children’: Renziimage
11 Dec 2015

‘Private sector must help Syrian children’: Renzi

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi urged companies on Thursday to do more to help children in war-torn Syria, saying improving […]

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Composer brings music to children 
in refugee campsimage
09 Dec 2015

Composer brings music to children 
in refugee camps

A composer and Edinburgh University music professor has travelled to Syria and Lebanon to hold arts workshops for refugee children […]

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UN: 12,000 Syrians stuck at Jordanian borderimage
09 Dec 2015

UN: 12,000 Syrians stuck at Jordanian border

Reuters reports that the UN requests Jordan to allow an addition 12,000 Syrian refugees into the country, as conditions along […]

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Burlington youngster’s fundraiser for Syrian refugee children a successimage
09 Dec 2015

Burlington youngster’s fundraiser for Syrian refugee children a success

The Beanie Boos for Syrian Children fundraiser, organized by 10-year-old Burlington resident Eleeza Rafiq, has collected 300 stuffed animals. Through […]

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Syria Film Festival addresses conflict through cinema and activist artimage
08 Dec 2015

Syria Film Festival addresses conflict through cinema and activist art

This November, Canada’s first Syria Film Festival (SYFF) took place in Toronto, and was a rousing success, selling out its […]

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Generation of Syrian children face ‘catastrophic’ psychological damageimage
08 Dec 2015

Generation of Syrian children face ‘catastrophic’ psychological damage

LONDON, Dec 8 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A generation of Syrian children are facing “catastrophic” psychological damage with one in […]

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An artist is trying to brighten up Refugee schoolimage
08 Dec 2015

An artist is trying to brighten up Refugee school

More than 2.6 million Syrian children are not in school, many of them having left in the midst of a […]

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Syrian refugee numbers higher than stated by UNimage
08 Dec 2015

Syrian refugee numbers higher than stated by UN

The number of the Syrian refugees is at least 20 per cent higher than the number reported by the United […]

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1,600 join to package food for Syrian refugeesimage
07 Dec 2015

1,600 join to package food for Syrian refugees

BETTENDORF — More than 1,600 volunteers made an overwhelming statement of support and compassion for Syrian refugees Saturday when they […]

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Kids welcome Syrian refugees with messages ‘from the heart’image
04 Dec 2015

Kids welcome Syrian refugees with messages ‘from the heart’

Amid the flurry of paperwork facing Syrian refugees when they land in Canada, it will be the hand-made cards with […]

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Exhibit to feature photos by Knox County official of Syrian refugeesimage
04 Dec 2015

Exhibit to feature photos by Knox County official of Syrian refugees

The little girl is crying. Dark, crinkled eyebrows throw a shadow over sepia cheekbones. Adult hands rest on her shoulders, […]

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N.S. group collecting teddy bears for Syrian childrenimage
02 Dec 2015

N.S. group collecting teddy bears for Syrian children

Teenagers from Nova Scotia’s Annapolis Valley are doing their part to provide small comforts for Syrian children. They’re collecting teddy […]

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Kingdom donates $5m for Syrian children’s educationimage
02 Dec 2015

Kingdom donates $5m for Syrian children’s education

Saudi Arabia has donated $5 million for the education of Syrian children who have been affected by the ongoing war […]

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Foundation’s school ensures the future of Syrian refugee childrenimage
02 Dec 2015

Foundation’s school ensures the future of Syrian refugee children

Sıcak Yuva Foundation, a non-profit organization based in Istanbul, offers education to more than 600 Syrian children while encouraging them […]

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Scotland to train female Syrian peacemakers in conflict resolutionimage
30 Nov 2015

Scotland to train female Syrian peacemakers in conflict resolution

Scotland is to offer training to the Syrian women involved in building a lasting peace in the region. Nicola Sturgeon […]

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Technology and smartphones could help to educate refugeesimage
30 Nov 2015

Technology and smartphones could help to educate refugees

As more migrants travel to Europe or are displaced by conflict in the Middle East, various organisations are now seeking […]

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250 Charlestonians come out in support of Syrian refugeesimage
25 Nov 2015

250 Charlestonians come out in support of Syrian refugees

About 250 people gathered at Haddad Riverfront Park Tuesday afternoon and pledged they would show love and compassion for Syrian […]

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American physician takes vacation to treat Syrian refugeesimage
25 Nov 2015

American physician takes vacation to treat Syrian refugees

On the heels of the Paris attacks, debate rages over how to respond to the thousands of people fleeing across […]

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Health care providers preparing to help Syrian refugee children and babiesimage
24 Nov 2015

Health care providers preparing to help Syrian refugee children and babies

Syrian children have been referred to by aid agencies as the forgotten victims. Childhoods scarred by war, violence and displacement, […]

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Toronto’s aid groups preparing homes, classes for Syrian refugeesimage
24 Nov 2015

Toronto’s aid groups preparing homes, classes for Syrian refugees

Toronto’s aid organizations are trying to prepare homes before the arrival of thousands of Syrian refugees as Ottawa unveils details […]

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Selling a lifetime of art work, an Ely couple pledge to help the children of Syrian refugeesimage
24 Nov 2015

Selling a lifetime of art work, an Ely couple pledge to help the children of Syrian refugees

Art teachers Margot and Derek Andrews of Douglas Court, taught for twenty years in schools and colleges across Cambridge, Suffolk, […]

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Syrian inventor wins $300,000 on reality show ‘Stars of Science’image
23 Nov 2015

Syrian inventor wins $300,000 on reality show ‘Stars of Science’

Yaman Abou Jieb, the young innovator from Syria, emerged victorious in the breathtaking live finale ofStars of Science in Doha, […]

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Mass. students gather, play basketball in support of Syrian refugeesimage
23 Nov 2015

Mass. students gather, play basketball in support of Syrian refugees

In light of the recent Syrian refugee crisis, the Islamic Society of Boston University hosted a “Hoop for Syria” basketball […]

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UNHCR Jordan begins Syrian refugee resettlement process for Canadaimage
23 Nov 2015

UNHCR Jordan begins Syrian refugee resettlement process for Canada

UNHCR Jordan has transferred files of Syrian families to the Canadian authorities for the resettlement process, Andrew Harper, the agency’s […]

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Feed Hungry Syrian Children with Mobile App “Share the Meal”image
23 Nov 2015

Feed Hungry Syrian Children with Mobile App “Share the Meal”

The launch of the new mobile application “Share the Meal” allows you to feed hungry children all around the world […]

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Toronto Couple Give Up Big Wedding To Help Syriansimage
20 Nov 2015

Toronto Couple Give Up Big Wedding To Help Syrians

Samantha Jackson and Farzin Yousefian’s big March 2016 wedding — which they had been planning for over a year — […]

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Hartford Schools Chief Appoints Committee To Aid Syrian Refugeesimage
20 Nov 2015

Hartford Schools Chief Appoints Committee To Aid Syrian Refugees

Count the Hartford school system as one of the institutions welcoming Syrian refugees with open arms. Superintendent Beth Schiavino-Narvaez said […]

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Qatar Charity to collect QR54m for Syrian refugeesimage
19 Nov 2015

Qatar Charity to collect QR54m for Syrian refugees

Qatar Charity (QC) has launched a campaign to collect donations to provide cold-weather aid to Syrian refugees and those displaced […]

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Richmond students participate in project to help Syrian Kidsimage
19 Nov 2015

Richmond students participate in project to help Syrian Kids

About 100 students at Lucille Brown Middle school in Richmond made hundreds of pinwheels to help refugee children in Syria. […]

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Province launches 211 helpline for aiding Syrian refugeesimage
18 Nov 2015

Province launches 211 helpline for aiding Syrian refugees

Starting this week, Nova Scotians wishing to help in the resettlement of soon-to-arrive Syrian refugees can call 211 to offer […]

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International humanitarian fundraising conference for Syria set for Februaryimage
18 Nov 2015

International humanitarian fundraising conference for Syria set for February

The United Nations and various countries announced Monday that a humanitarian conference on Syria will be held on February 4, […]

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Dumfries & Galloway prepares to welcome Syrian refugeesimage
17 Nov 2015

Dumfries & Galloway prepares to welcome Syrian refugees

A meeting of community organisations has established the Dumfries and Galloway Refugee Project Team. This will involve a broad range […]

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Health centre dedicating clinic days to Syrian refugeesimage
17 Nov 2015

Health centre dedicating clinic days to Syrian refugees

A health centre that provides services to refugees and new immigrants in Hamilton is dedicating three days a week to […]

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Fundraiser in Huntsville for Syrian refugees aims to help those in needimage
16 Nov 2015

Fundraiser in Huntsville for Syrian refugees aims to help those in need

Sparkling fashions and fresh baked goods are lining the tables in Sutherland Hall in Huntsville on Saturday. A graduate class […]

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Can a European tax on super-rich migrants help fund the refugee crisis?image
16 Nov 2015

Can a European tax on super-rich migrants help fund the refugee crisis?

An Arab family scrambling across borders in Eastern Europe or a young boy washed up on a Turkish beach. These […]

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Canadian Foodgrains Bank commits to helping Syrian refugeesimage
13 Nov 2015

Canadian Foodgrains Bank commits to helping Syrian refugees

The Canadian Foodgrains Bank has committed $4 million to help over 200,000 people in seven different countries. One project will […]

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Race is on to find housing for Syrian refugees in Manitobaimage
13 Nov 2015

Race is on to find housing for Syrian refugees in Manitoba

WINNIPEG — With a possible 2,000 Syrian refugees on the way to Manitoba the race is on to find enough […]

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Syrian Jazz Fusion Band to play at refugee relief concert in Chicagoimage
13 Nov 2015

Syrian Jazz Fusion Band to play at refugee relief concert in Chicago

The Syrian band Hewar is scheduled to play at a concert in Chicago on Saturday to benefit Syrian refugee children. […]

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‘A Festive Evening’ at Saks Fifth Avenue to benefit Syrian refugeesimage
12 Nov 2015

‘A Festive Evening’ at Saks Fifth Avenue to benefit Syrian refugees

Members of the Greenwich community and surrounding towns are invited to attend “A Festive Evening on the Avenue” Thursday, Dec. […]

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Give Syrian refugees work experience to help them build a new homeimage
12 Nov 2015

Give Syrian refugees work experience to help them build a new home

Former refugee Apande Gong from war-torn South Sudan is the public face of a new Queensland campaign to find 500 […]

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Appeal by Plymouth cafe to help Syrian refugees receives ‘overwhelming’ responseimage
12 Nov 2015

Appeal by Plymouth cafe to help Syrian refugees receives ‘overwhelming’ response

AN APPEAL by a Plymouth cafe for vital supplies to support Syrian refugees had an “overwhelming” response, it has been […]

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Turkey reaches out to Syrian children not attending schoolimage
11 Nov 2015

Turkey reaches out to Syrian children not attending school

With concerns mounting over the plight of Syrian children in Turkey who had to drop out of school to flee […]

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For Most Refugee Kids, School Remains Elusive Dreamimage
11 Nov 2015

For Most Refugee Kids, School Remains Elusive Dream

GAZIANTEP, TURKEY— In the Turkish border town of Urfa, sometimes the six girls ranging in age from 6 to 19 […]

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Syrian refugees: Resort manager offers to let newcomers stay at his placeimage
11 Nov 2015

Syrian refugees: Resort manager offers to let newcomers stay at his place

A B.C. resort manager is floating the idea of having Syrian refugees housed at his property outside of Golden, B.C. […]

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Hadaya Toys to hold candlelight vigil and fundraiser for Syrian refugee childrenimage
11 Nov 2015

Hadaya Toys to hold candlelight vigil and fundraiser for Syrian refugee children

Please join Hadaya Toys for a luminous candlelight vigil and fundraiser to benefit Syrian refugee children on Sunday, Dec. 6, […]

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Education without bordersimage
10 Nov 2015

Education without borders

A seemingly endless mass of people continue to flee Syria for a new life — any kind of life. The […]

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Turkish humanitarian aid sees steady growthimage
10 Nov 2015

Turkish humanitarian aid sees steady growth

Turkey’s official development aid increased 47.3 percent in 2014 compared to the previous year, reaching $6.4 billion. Turkey distributes development […]

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#RefugeesWelcome: Scotland to take one third of all UK’s Syrian refugees before Christmasimage
10 Nov 2015

#RefugeesWelcome: Scotland to take one third of all UK’s Syrian refugees before Christmas

Scottish local authorities ready to take one in three of UK’s 1000 new Syrian refugees SCOTLAND will welcome one third […]

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Saudi Arabia distributes winter clothing to Syrians in Lebanonimage
09 Nov 2015

Saudi Arabia distributes winter clothing to Syrians in Lebanon

Winter clothing was distributed to about 800 Syrian refugee families in Lebanon through the Saudi National Campaign to support Brethren […]

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FOOTBALL CARES FOR SYRIAN REFUGEESimage
09 Nov 2015

FOOTBALL CARES FOR SYRIAN REFUGEES

Football Federation Australia’s CEO David Gallop has announced the launch of the Football Cares initiative at Parliament House in Canberra […]

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Turkish union helps Syrian studentsimage
09 Nov 2015

Turkish union helps Syrian students

A Turkish labor union is helping Syrian students continue their education which has been disrupted by the brutal civil war […]

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Documentary Film Month in Middle East Means Revolutions, Refugees, and Ruined Regimesimage
06 Nov 2015

Documentary Film Month in Middle East Means Revolutions, Refugees, and Ruined Regimes

On the occasion of documentary film month, the French Institute in Cairo will screen three films on Yemen, Libya and […]

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Syrians, Iraqis flown to Luxembourg as Greece begins refugee relocationimage
06 Nov 2015

Syrians, Iraqis flown to Luxembourg as Greece begins refugee relocation

Thirty Syrian and Iraqi asylum seekers were flown out of Greece to Luxembourg on Wednesday, marking the start of refugee […]

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More than 123,000 Syrians internally displaced last month: UNimage
06 Nov 2015

More than 123,000 Syrians internally displaced last month: UN

More than 123,000 people have been displaced in three major Syrian governorates since last month, the UN has said. UN […]

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German Picture Book for Syrian Refugeesimage
06 Nov 2015

German Picture Book for Syrian Refugees

German book illustrator Anna Karina Birkenstock has created a free digital German language picture dictionary for Syrian refugees and their […]

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Winter coat drive to help Syrian refugees, other immigrantsimage
05 Nov 2015

Winter coat drive to help Syrian refugees, other immigrants

Troy-based Arab American and Chaldean Council has launched its annual winter coat drive to help immigrants in southeast Michigan, including […]

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New appeal in Huddersfield to help Syrian refugeesimage
05 Nov 2015

New appeal in Huddersfield to help Syrian refugees

Aid workers are praising a ‘phenomenal’ response in Huddersfield to a plea for help for Syrian refugees. Half a container […]

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300 Isle of Wight teddies journey to comfort Syrian refugee childrenimage
04 Nov 2015

300 Isle of Wight teddies journey to comfort Syrian refugee children

Three hundred teddy bears are now on their way to Syrian refugee children, thanks to the generosity of Isle of […]

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Greenwich women help Syrian refugeesimage
04 Nov 2015

Greenwich women help Syrian refugees

It started with the Syrian toddler. Wearing blue shorts, a red T-shirt and Velcro shoes, he was found dead on […]

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Scots father and son help Syrian refugees in Istanbulimage
03 Nov 2015

Scots father and son help Syrian refugees in Istanbul

A FATHER who took his 12-year-old son to Istanbul so they could help Syrian refugees says Scotland needs to start […]

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Former Coloradan raising money for Syrian refugeesimage
03 Nov 2015

Former Coloradan raising money for Syrian refugees

KUSA – The United Nations’ refugee agency says more than 218,000 refugees crossed the Mediterranean in October, a one-month total […]

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St. Patrick Park to hold benefit event for Syrian refugeesimage
03 Nov 2015

St. Patrick Park to hold benefit event for Syrian refugees

There will be a yard sale with over 20 families contributing at St. Patrick Park this Saturday, Oct. 31. All […]

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Café helps Syrian refugees adjust to life in Torontoimage
03 Nov 2015

Café helps Syrian refugees adjust to life in Toronto

A café in Toronto is helping refugees from Syria build a new life for themselves in Canada. About 16 Syrian […]

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Religious groups in Halton join hands to sponsor Syrian refugeesimage
03 Nov 2015

Religious groups in Halton join hands to sponsor Syrian refugees

Christians, Jews and Muslims don’t always share a common cause, especially in the Middle East. But members of Maple Grove […]

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Over 100 Refugees Found In Refrigerator Truck In Bulgariaimage
02 Nov 2015

Over 100 Refugees Found In Refrigerator Truck In Bulgaria

Bulgaria’s interior ministry found 130 refugees believed to be from Syria in a refrigerator truck Saturday crossing over from the […]

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UN: 90 percent of Egypt’s Syrian refugees living in povertyimage
02 Nov 2015

UN: 90 percent of Egypt’s Syrian refugees living in poverty

Refugee agency documents obtained by Middle East Eye show thousands who sought safety in Egypt lack resources to ‘live a […]

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Westboro sixth-graders collect winter clothing for Syrian refugeesimage
02 Nov 2015

Westboro sixth-graders collect winter clothing for Syrian refugees

The Syrian refugee crisis has spread to unbelievable proportions, creating the greatest humanitarian crisis since World War II. Hundreds of […]

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How a Chester mother is working to raise funds for Syrian orphansimage
02 Nov 2015

How a Chester mother is working to raise funds for Syrian orphans

A mum-of-five from Chester felt so touched by the plight of young children involved in the Syrian Orphan Crisis she […]

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Long Lake student organizes run for Syrian refugeesimage
30 Oct 2015

Long Lake student organizes run for Syrian refugees

Lillian Dechene, a sophomore at Long Lake Central School, was watching the news one night about the plight of the […]

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Hip-hop artist Omar Offendum uses music to bridge Syrian-American divideimage
30 Oct 2015

Hip-hop artist Omar Offendum uses music to bridge Syrian-American divide

He was born in Saudi Arabia, raised in Washington, DC, and is currently living in Los Angeles, California. A Muslim […]

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«Art for Syria» initiative born out of crisisimage
30 Oct 2015

«Art for Syria» initiative born out of crisis

A young Canadian of Syrian origin launched an initiative «Art for Syria», in an effort not to forget the marginalized […]

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