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World Refugee Day shines a light on the struggles of displaced people around the world. Our curated coverage pulls stories straight from the year's headlines, and uncovers unique perspectives on the everyday lives of refugees.

World Refugee Day shines a light on the struggles of displaced people around the world. Our curated coverage pulls stories straight from the year's headlines, and uncovers unique perspectives on the everyday lives of refugees.
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World Refugee Day shines a light on the struggles of displaced people around the world. Our curated coverage pulls stories straight from the year's headlines, and uncovers unique perspectives on the everyday lives of refugees.

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English


Episodes

A Blind Eye No More

6/14/2015
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Following the reported deaths of hundreds of migrants in the Mediterranean Sea on the way to Europe, the EU can no longer turn a blind eye to refugee crises abroad. (The Takeaway, WNYC)

Duration: 00:15:00


Keeping Families Together

6/14/2015
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For thousands of refugees worldwide, the soothing balm of family becomes a key element to survival and prosperity. (As I Recall, NPR)

Duration: 00:05:00


Dadaab: The World's Largest Refugee Camp

6/14/2015
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The Kenyan long-running camp has turned into a multi-generational human experiment. Kenya wants it closed down, but the international community has fronted money to keep it open. (Morning Edition, NPR)

Duration: 00:05:00


New App Helps Drifting Syrians Find Their Way

6/14/2015
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Mojahid Akil's app "Help Me" locates essential services for displaced Syrians, including healthcare, education, and a meal that reminds them of home. (All Things Considered, NPR)

Duration: 00:05:00


America's Child Migration Crisis

6/14/2015
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Host Maria Hinojosa leads a detailed analysis of the factors that led up to thousands of Central and South American children unexpectedly crossing the border into the United States. (Latino USA)

Duration: 01:00:00


Burma at the Crossroads

6/14/2015
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PRI profiles Burma, and the continued persecution of the Rohingya Muslim minority, which made headlines around the world as other East Asian nations began to feel the pressure of growing Rohingya refugee populations. (American Abroad, PRI)

Duration: 01:00:00