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The smiling face of 17-year-old Mxabn from Iraq masks the hardships of the last year and a half. She is hundreds of kilometres from home, has lived in a migrant centre for eight months, and still hasn’t reached her hoped-for final destination – Germany.
Red Cross and Red Crescent leaders in the Mediterranean region have reaffirmed their support for vulnerable migrants along the entire migratory trail, promoted the participation of youth in decision-making, and agreed on strategic actions for climate change adaptation.
Many of the children growing up in the sprawling camp surrounding Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, have no access to formal education. On the cusp of adulthood, they face an uncertain future.
Yorely is 24 years old. She is the mother of little Nayeli, who at only one year old already travelled three countries in six days.
Three European Red Cross societies have launched a joint initiative that focuses on the social integration of refugees and asylum-seekers. The two-year project runs under the acronym ARCI and is implemented by the IFRC in partnership with the German, Bulgarian and Croatian Red Cross.