We are sons of the Sahel. We played on its sand, breathed its hot and nurturing air. We grew under its bright sun, found joy and meaning among its people. They are our brothers, our sisters, our daughters, our sons.
National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies engage – individually and together – with the IFRC, to address humanitarian concerns of vulnerable migrants throughout their journey, in countries of origin, transit and destination.
The snow has thawed in Greece’s Ritsona camp north of Athens, but it’s still wet and cold. The harsh conditions make it difficult for parents trying to eke out a life for their children.
When gunmen came looking for him, Hamed Mousavez (age 21) knew he had to flee Afghanistan. This is his story.
For International Migrant’s Day, 18 December 2016, Elhadj As Sy, IFRC Secretary General, has delivered this video message to children around the world, urging them to put aside negative perceptions about people migrating, and instead, welcome them into their communities.
On International Migrant’s Day, 18 December 2016, Elhadj As Sy, IFRC Secretary General, is delivering this message to children around the world, urging them to put aside negative perceptions about people migrating, and instead, to welcome them into their communities.
Protect humanity International Migrants Day 18 December 2016 Over the past year alone, millions of people around the world have left their homes and embarked on dangerous journeys in search of safer and better lives. Some have succeeded in establishing …
In Greece’s migrant camps, Red Cross volunteers from the camp community are leading the way in keeping their temporary shelters clean and tidy, ensuring safe access to showers and toilets, providing information on disease prevention and health, and watching over property.
Migration is set to be one of the defining features of the 21st century. People migrate for many reasons, ranging from armed conflicts, persecution and poverty to the hope for a better future or to be reunited with their family.
Declaration adopted at the Regional Meeting on the Role of the Red Cross Movement and Migration in the Americas, Toluca, Mexico. 7 – 8 November, 2016