They were once refugees
People forced to flee have always contributed to their host communities and sometimes even to the world. We look back on some famous refugees who have shaped history or are major figures in the world today.
UNHCR
Pakistan: under water and rubble
Torrential rains and floods of unprecedented brutality and magnitude have caused destruction and death across Pakistan.
Emergency
“Even here we might die because we have nothing”
The Horn of Africa region is currently experiencing its worst drought in over 40 years. After four failed rainy seasons and a fifth on the horizon, millions of people have had to flee their homes.
Emergency
Standing with Refugees : AWAS
We travelled to Bern for our 12th article to meet Maryam Sediqi, as well as Khaleda Sajjadi Maeder and Homayra Danishyar-Sajjadi. All three of them are founding members of AWAS, the Afghan Women Association in Switzerland.
Standing with Refugees
Refugee Portraits: Masomah Ali Zada
On 16 and 17 July the La Tour Genève Triathlon took place. Masomah Ali Zada, Afghan refugee and cyclist was present as the patron of this event.
Refugee Portraits
A return of the Ivorian people
In June 2022, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, accompanied several Ivorians on their return from Liberia, where they were refugees, to Côte d'Ivoire.
Echos from the field
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They were once refugees
People forced to flee have always contributed to their host communities and sometimes even to the world. We look back on some famous refugees who have shaped history or are major figures in the world today.
UNHCR
Pakistan: under water and rubble
Torrential rains and floods of unprecedented brutality and magnitude have caused destruction and death across Pakistan.
Emergency
“Even here we might die because we have nothing”
The Horn of Africa region is currently experiencing its worst drought in over 40 years. After four failed rainy seasons and a fifth on the horizon, millions of people have had to flee their homes.
Emergency
Standing with Refugees : AWAS
We travelled to Bern for our 12th article to meet Maryam Sediqi, as well as Khaleda Sajjadi Maeder and Homayra Danishyar-Sajjadi. All three of them are founding members of AWAS, the Afghan Women Association in Switzerland.
Standing with Refugees