Volunteer Story

My name is Siôn Rickard. I come from a village called Betws-y-Coed in Snowdonia, North Wales. I’m an actor, musician and writer. I also work as a Teaching Assistant in schools.

On the edge of the EU, refugee flows flood the Evros River

A clampdown on Europe's eastern borders and the Aegean Sea has forced migrants to seek different — and more dangerous — routes to the continent. Hunters and fishermen find their bodies, reports Anthee Carassava.

Can Pope Francis keep the door open for refugees?

Vatican City (CNN)Nour Essa landed on Lesbos in a refugee boat and left on the jumbo jet of a Pope. One minute, this microbiologist was holding her toddler amid squalor in one of the most miserable refugee camps in Europe.


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A Syrian family seeking asylum gets an answer

Illham Alarabi is one of those indomitable women who takes everything in stride. The kind of unflappable mother who can single-handedly extract her oldest son from a squabble with a bully, soothe the teething pains of another and bathe a baby, all while supper simmers on the stove.

Children on the move: key facts and figures

Millions of children have migrated across borders or been forcibly displaced. As of 2016, 28 million children were living in forced displacement – this includes 12 million child refugees and child asylum seekers, and 16 million children living in internal displacement due to conflict and violence.