Saturday, July 25, 2015

How to Help Refugees Rebuild Their World - VIDEO & UPDATE

Amnesty International Australia
"When this talk was given, 50 million people had been forcefully displaced from their homes by conflict and war. Now, less than a year later, the number is 60 million>

Published on Oct 16, 2014 (16:08 min)
50 million people in the world today have been forcefully displaced from their home — a level not seen since WWII. Right now, more than 3 million Syrian refugees are seeking shelter in neighboring countries. In Lebanon, half of these refugees are children; only 20% are in school. Melissa Fleming of the UN's refugee agency calls on all of us to make sure that refugee camps are healing places where people can develop the skills they’ll need to rebuild their hometowns.