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#Refugee Camp

# refugee-camp - Saturday 12 January, 2019

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

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

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

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'

‘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

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

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

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

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

From The42 Drought, famine, conflict or a combination of all 3 - Madigan visits Somali refugee camp Helping Hand

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

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

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

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 This post contains images

Angelina Jolie calls for international help for Syrian refugees

“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 This post contains images

Syrian refugees tell of "indiscriminate violence"

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

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

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

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