VOC reporter Yaseen Kippie rounds up his recent humanitarian trip to the Syria-Turkey border with these images, which reflect the love, warmth, strength and resilience of the Syrian people through war and adversity. During our recent trip to the Turkish Syrian border, we met a myriad of refugees affected the[…]
The World Bank announced on Tuesday it will release $300 million in loans to help facilitate the labour market for Syrian refugees in Jordan. The funds will be used to attract investors and create reforms that will help grant access to the Syrian labour force, the Bank said in a[…]
Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France – The demolition of part of a vast and infamous refugee camp in Calais, known as ‘the jungle’, is forcing people into on the outskirts of the city. Al Jazeera found two such sites in the area on Thursday – one near a service station a few kilometres[…]
Turkey and the European Union have reached agreement on the main points of a proposal to tackle the influx of refugees into Europe, according to statements by officials. The next step involves the presentation of the proposal to EU leaders at a key European Council meeting due to be held[…]
Serbia has closed its border with Macedonia to unregistered refugees, imposing stricter border controls for the purpose of preventing illegal migration, local state TV reported citing officials. The Serbian border with Macedonia has been closed to refugees who have not been registered at the Greek-Macedonia border in accordance with the[…]
Home Affairs South Africa have rejected the asylum application of a Syrian family claiming that there is no war in the Damascus area and that the country is stable enough to return to. The year 2016 saw the conflict enter its 6th year of civil war. Hundreds of thousands of[…]
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