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War has forced millions of families to flee their homes

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Matabaro’s Story, Uganda

He grew up with an abusive father and was forced to change his name out of fear, but now he works as a social worker helping and supporting others…

Brian Hansford – UNHCR

“Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants…” – The 32nd United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt (1933–1945)

A stateless Rohingya boy’s quest for a better life

By the time he was found in a jungle in southern Thailand, this teenager was so weak he couldn’t even wave away the flies and mosquitoes that covered his body.

FC Bayern Munich women’s team plays with Syrian refugee girls

The women’s team of FC Bayern Munich visited the Zaatari refugee camp where the players held a training session with 50 Syrian refugee girls.

Bahati’s ‘Ronaldo Deckey’ Story, Uganda

“I am still looking for a place where I will totally feel safe and it will help to forget.”

A Displaced Child’s Story, Colombia

Currently there are 5.3 million internally displaced persons in Colombia, it is one of the largest global humanitarian crises.

1 family torn apart by war is too many

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