New tragedy in Afghanistan
A powerful earthquake has hit southeastern Afghanistan, with early reports of over 1000 deaths and many more injured.
Emergency
Everyone has the right to seek safety
Every year, 20 June is World Refugee Day. This year, the theme of World Refugee Day is the right of every person to find refuge.
UNHCR
Cameroon: Displacement caused by resource scarcity
Since the end of 2021, the Far North of Cameroon has been the scene of violent clashes. Inter-community violence in this region has forced more than 100,000 people to flee, a figure that is probably even higher.
Echos from the field
Meet the cartoonist Hani Abbas
Hani Abbas is a well-known cartoonist, living in Switzerland since 2012 after fleeing the war in Syria. As a Syrian and Palestinian living all his life as a refugee, his artworks reflect his history.
In Switzerland
Standing with Refugees : SPORTEGRATION
SPORTEGRATION est une association fondée en 2016 qui réunit des personnes réfugiées et des locaux ici en Suisse. Nous utilisons le sport comme base et moyen pour une intégration durable des jeunes.
Standing with Refugees
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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
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