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#Refugee Camp

# refugee-camp - Friday 11 September, 2020

Thousands sleep outside after Greek refugee camp burns down
# Moria
# Moria

Thousands sleep outside after Greek refugee camp burns down

Sep 11th 2020, 12:35 PM 14,336 Views 20 Comments

Greek authorities have said the fires on Tuesday and Wednesday evening were deliberately set by some of the camp’s residents.

# refugee-camp - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

Thousands forced to flee after fire sweeps through Greece's largest refugee camp
# Moria
# Moria

Thousands forced to flee after fire sweeps through Greece's largest refugee camp

Sep 9th 2020, 8:21 AM 17,535 Views 11 Comments

A state of emergency is set to be declared on the island.

# refugee-camp - Monday 13 April, 2020

'You're living in a jungle and you have to survive': The reality of life in a refugee camp
# Beirut
# Beirut

'You're living in a jungle and you have to survive': The reality of life in a refugee camp

Apr 13th 2020, 9:00 PM 18,187 Views 11 Comments

Refugee camps in Lebanon are at breaking point but many people don’t want to leave their homes, instead choosing to improve them from inside.

# refugee-camp - Saturday 12 January, 2019

We tracked the progress of these Young Scientist projects - here's how they got on
# BTYSTE
# BTYSTE

We tracked the progress of these Young Scientist projects - here's how they got on

Jan 12th 2019, 7:30 AM 12,864 Views 6 Comments

More than 4,200 students entered the competition this year.

# refugee-camp - Saturday 29 December, 2018

This Young Scientist project aims to revolutionise education in refugee camps
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

This Young Scientist project aims to revolutionise education in refugee camps

Dec 29th 2018, 6:30 PM 8,111 Views 3 Comments

It consists of solar panels and a lead acid battery from an alarm or car, with a Raspberry Pi – a tiny and cheap computer – to provide processing power.

# refugee-camp - Sunday 18 November, 2018

'The power of laughter can't be underestimated': Irish clowns performing for refugee children in Greece
# Clowns Without Borders
# Clowns Without Borders

'The power of laughter can't be underestimated': Irish clowns performing for refugee children in Greece

Nov 18th 2018, 7:30 AM 8,407 Views 9 Comments

The show has been developed to help children who are suffering from trauma.

# refugee-camp - Saturday 9 June, 2018

Simon Coveney in Jordan: '80,000 live in Zaatari refugee camp. That's the same population as Galway City'
# Column
# Column

Simon Coveney in Jordan: '80,000 live in Zaatari refugee camp. That's the same population as Galway City'

Jun 9th 2018, 3:00 PM 18,213 Views 33 Comments

‘Children are growing up in Zaatari refugee camp having never known any other home,’ writes Tánaiste and Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney.

# refugee-camp - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

Paris will open its first refugee camp in the city next month
# Asylum Seekers
# Asylum Seekers

Paris will open its first refugee camp in the city next month

Sep 6th 2016, 11:06 AM 10,375 Views 83 Comments

Another is planned before the end of the year.

# refugee-camp - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Greek police evacuating refugee camp containing over 8,000 people
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

Greek police evacuating refugee camp containing over 8,000 people

May 24th 2016, 9:04 AM 7,614 Views 42 Comments

The move is expected to take at least 10 days.

# refugee-camp - Thursday 5 May, 2016

Dozens reported killed as airstrike hits Syrian refugee camp
# Turkish Border
# Turkish Border

Dozens reported killed as airstrike hits Syrian refugee camp

May 5th 2016, 7:20 PM 12,362 Views 35 Comments

Images posted on social media showed tents burned to the ground and injured people being loaded onto a truck.

# refugee-camp - Friday 15 August, 2014

91-year-old man returns Holocaust medal after his relatives were killed in Gaza
# World War II
# World War II

91-year-old man returns Holocaust medal after his relatives were killed in Gaza

Aug 15th 2014, 9:17 PM 37,145 Views 122 Comments

Henk Zanoli and his family were given the award for shielding a Jewish boy from the Nazis during World War II.

# refugee-camp - Friday 5 July, 2013

Drought, famine, conflict or a combination of all 3 - Madigan visits Somali refugee camp
# Helping Hand
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# Helping Hand

Drought, famine, conflict or a combination of all 3 - Madigan visits Somali refugee camp

Jul 5th 2013, 12:00 PM 5,008 Views 10 Comments

The Leinster and Ireland star was joined by club captain Leo Cullen on a trip to a teeming refugee camp in Ethiopia.

# refugee-camp - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

Over 12,000 Syrians flee to Jordan in six days
# Syria
# Syria

Over 12,000 Syrians flee to Jordan in six days

Jan 22nd 2013, 2:15 PM 2,691 Views 3 Comments

The UN has predicted that the number of Syrian refugees in neighbouring countries will double to 1.1 million by June if the civil war in Syria does not end.

# refugee-camp - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

Torrential rains hit desert Jordan, floods sweep Middle East
# Jordan
# Jordan

Torrential rains hit desert Jordan, floods sweep Middle East

Jan 8th 2013, 7:25 PM 9,385 Views 10 Comments

In northern Jordan, relief workers distributing aid to Syrian refugees were injured in a “stampede” in a camp where hundreds of tents have been destroyed by the rains.

# refugee-camp - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

Angelina Jolie calls for international help for Syrian refugees
# Helping
# Helping

Angelina Jolie calls for international help for Syrian refugees

Sep 11th 2012, 3:54 PM 5,920 Views 40 Comments

“It has been a very heavy experience,” the actress said of her tour of a Syrian refugee camp in Jordan.

# refugee-camp - Friday 31 August, 2012

Syrian refugees tell of "indiscriminate violence"
# Syria
# Syria

Syrian refugees tell of "indiscriminate violence"

Aug 31st 2012, 7:15 AM 1,894 Views 14 Comments

Joe Costello, Minister of State for Trade and Development, relates the dire tales of massacre and suffering told to him by Syrian refugees when he visited them in Jordan this week.

# refugee-camp - Sunday 24 June, 2012

Column: If they weren’t lucky or strong enough, they died along the way
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: If they weren’t lucky or strong enough, they died along the way

Jun 24th 2012, 1:00 PM 21 Views 8 Comments

Amid 35,000 people who are running out of water, Chiara Burzio describes the scenes in South Sudan.

# refugee-camp - Monday 9 April, 2012

Syrian forces fire at Turkish refugee camp
# Syria
# Syria

Syrian forces fire at Turkish refugee camp

Apr 9th 2012, 12:34 PM 1,569 Views 22 Comments

They fired across the border at a refugee camp, killing one and wounding four, according to activists. A UN-brokered ceasefire is supposed to kick in tomorrow, but looks under threat.

# refugee-camp - Thursday 19 January, 2012

Bomb attack targets packed refugee camp in Somali capital
# Somalia
# Somalia

Bomb attack targets packed refugee camp in Somali capital

Jan 19th 2012, 4:00 PM 1,333 Views 2 Comments

Two people have died in the explosion which occurred shortly after a UN and media visit.