We have to step up and ensure that they aren't just getting food and water but a future, too
In August 2017, over 700,000 Rohingya people began to flee Myanmar following a violent crackdown. Two years on, many of the families who escaped to neighbouring Bangladesh have little hope of returning home. Emergency coordinator Arunn Jegan explains the situation facing the thousands of people now living in the Kutupalong "megacamp" – the largest refugee camp in the world.
The tsunami of emotions that washed over me at the sight of this, I cannot even begin to describe
"The tsunami of emotions that washed over me, I cannot even begin to describe," writes US midwife Kristine Lauria in this powerful and personal blog. Working in a place where mental illness is poorly understood, she meets a new mum in need of psychological support and human connection.
Many grew up in conflict areas and had to flee with their families - some have lost relatives and undertook this dangerous journey through the desert and through Libya unaccompanied
When people are pulled to safety by search and rescue teams in the Mediterranean, many carry invisible psychological wounds from the trauma that forced them to flee Libya and risk their lives at sea. Stefanie leads our medical team on board the Ocean Viking rescue ship. In this powerful post, she shares her experience of treating refugees and migrants in the onboard clinic.
When I first saw her, she was unconscious. I thought that we were going to lose her
In the Nigerian town of Maiduguri, hundreds of thousands of people are seeking refuge from ongoing conflict in the country's northern Borno state. Among them is Falmata and Hauwa. A mother with a heartbreaking story and a daughter with a life-threatening condition. Providing treatment and vital support, Brazilian doctor Alexandre shares their story.
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