Syrian Refugee Crisis
What's New in Syrian Refugee Crisis
The Refugees Next Door: On World Refugee Day, Reminders of a Humanitarian Crisis
Refugee organizations often concentrate more on the well-being of refugees than their host communities which can breed tensions between refugees and people who live in communities that have taken them in.
Where Will These People Go?
In 1999, the war in Kosovo forced 7-year-old Krenare Jashari‘s family to leave their home and become refugees in Macedonia. Nearly 17 years later, Krenare returned to Macedonia, this time to help others now caught up in the largest refugee crisis in Europe since World War II.
Providing Care to Kids Trapped in the Middle of the Refugee Crisis
From the beginning of 2016, the HOPE volunteers and medical staff supporting the refugees traveling though the country have treated more than 1,000 patients, mostly children with illnesses such as fevers, and head lice, and adults struggling from illnesses such as bronchitis and diabetes. A new volunteer team, consisting a doctor, nurse and a logistician which began helping at the northern border on March 15, reported treating more than 50 patients on the very first day.
Volunteers Help Refugees with a Variety of Ailments
In this second blog, volunteer nurse Louisa Reade continues recounting her experiences volunteering with Project HOPE at the Gevgelija Transit Center in Macedonia.
Volunteer Nurse Journals about Helping Refugees Crossing into Macedonia
Louisa Reade, RN, a nurse from Ashland, OR blogs about the initial days of her three-week volunteer mission with Project HOPE in November 2015 to provide medical care to refugees crossing into Macedonia from Greece.