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Refugee Gardens: Hope Planted in Exile

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In this, the eighth year of the Syrian War, life in Syrian refugee camps is undermined by trauma, poverty and homesickness. Yet in Jordan’s Zaatari camp, green sprouts of hope are shooting up.

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Maximpact Wins Northern’s Support to Ease Refugees’ Integration

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Media Release: February 2019 Accelerating into 2019 with prospects to help migrants integrate in English predominant environments, Maximpact recently received the Northern Ireland Government’s Department for the Economy’s support to run its Fast Track to Employment Programme for Syrian refugees. Since the 2011 civil war in Syria, more than 250 000 lives were lost, putting […]

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Maximpact: Our Services

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Maximpact is a global consulting group that focuses on sustainable community development and providing community solutions for global problems such as waste, water, renewable energy and energy efficiency. Our speciality services include providing community solutions, and capacity building, as well as training for refugees and migrants, including vocational language training and associated job placements. Maximpact […]

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Displaced But Not Contagious

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Migrants and refugees are likely to have good general health, but they can be at risk of falling sick in transition or while staying in receiving countries due to poor living conditions or drastic changes in their lifestyles.

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EU Helps Turkey Shelter Four Million Refugees

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Eyad and his family fled their home in Syria’s Aleppo countryside in February 2017, during the Bashar al Assad regime’s recapture of the city. “The bombing was unbearable,” he explains. “I saw death with my own eyes. I don’t want my children to witness this.”

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How to solve the refugee crisis of the 21st century

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Refugee:  a person who has been forced to leave their country in order to escape war, persecution, or natural disaster – dictionary.com Refuge: a place that gives protection or shelter from danger, trouble, unhappiness – dictionary.com According to the United Nations Refugee Agency, 1 in 110 people across the world are displaced. Of these, a […]

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Refugees Depend on Trees

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To help regenerate forests in areas hosting displaced people and refugees where heavy reliance on wood fuel puts forests and woodlands in jeopardy, two UN agencies have published a new handbook promoting sustainable livelihood opportunities through community-managed forests.

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Maximpact Offers Language Help for Refugees

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“I want to help” is “Ana bady asa’ed” in Arabic, the language of much of Syria. This simple translation illustrates the steep learning curve Syrian refugees face trying to re-start their lives in an English-speaking country…

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“Together for Youth, With Youth”

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To ensure a sustainable future, the European Union and the African Union are solidifying their decade-old financial and structural cooperation in order to support young people and women.

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Jordan’s Refugees Must Drink

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Jordan, one of the world’s driest countries, is dumping much of its water into the sand – allowing 76 billion liters a year to flow from broken pipes, according to an assessment by the nonprofit aid organization Mercy Corps.

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