Bisrat, originally from Eritrea, is a strong woman who has made incredible progress in her life just six months after she was relocated from Libya to Canada.
South Sudanese surgeon Evan Atar Adaha is the 2018 winner of the Nansen Refugee Award. The award is in recognition of Dr. Atar’s outstanding commitment and self-sacrifice in providing medical services to more than 200,000 people, including approximately 144,000 refugees from Sudan’s Blue Nile.
An additional 100 Syrian refugees will be resettled in Canada under the BVOR program before the end of this year, under a new initiative to be announced today by Jean-Nicolas Beuze of UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency in Canada.
Before that day in May 1997 in Daraa, Syria, when he was gripped with severe chest pains, Qaseem Husainy never had any serious health problems and was far from imagining how his heart condition would alter his life and eventually lead him to live in Canada.
Once bullied, Mina is welcomed in community where all – with and without disabilities – live and train together.
More than 720,000 Rohingya children, women and men have fled violence that erupted in Myanmar on August 25, 2017. They remain in need of solutions a year on.