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Heres a picture from a busy day at the new Refugees United offices.


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Uganda: Umaru Swaray, ‘Alone and Isolated by Other Refugees’


Nakivale — Umaru Swaray, 33, was a child soldier during Liberia’s civil war. Separated from his family, he walked for months crossing the continent to Uganda, searching for his family, who had escaped the war. He found them in Kampala in 2004 – on the day they were leaving for the Netherlands. Swaray’s parents and […]


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Q&A: Film helps empower young Ugandan refugee in Kenyan camp


Q&A: Film helps empower young Ugandan refugee in Kenyan camp Here’s an interview with Kate Ofwono, whose short films we’ve featured below. Amazing work that gives a good insight into what life is like living as a young girl in a refugee camp in Kenya.


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https://v.wordpress.com/wp-content/plugins/video/flvplayer.swf?ver=1.18 A Day in Life at Kakuma Refugee Camp: Part 3 Listen to Kate’s thoughts, ideas and dreams about the future.  (Source: https://v.wordpress.com/)


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https://v.wordpress.com/wp-content/plugins/video/flvplayer.swf?ver=1.18 A Day in Life at Kakuma Refugee Camp: Part 2 Listen to Kate talk about shelter, survival and sustenance. (Source: https://v.wordpress.com/)


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https://v.wordpress.com/wp-content/plugins/video/flvplayer.swf?ver=1.18 A Day In Life at Kakuma Refugee Camp – Part 1 of 3: Escape to Kenya Listen to Kate Ofwono tell the story about her escape as political refugee from Uganda, and about life as a young woman in a refugee camp. (Source: https://v.wordpress.com/)


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Yonas found his wife and daughter after years of separation


Yonas found his wife and daughter after years of separation Listen to Yonas tell the story of how his habit of drinking espresso put him back in contact with his wife and daughter on this second part of the BBC World Service feature on Refugees United. 


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Refugees United is an innovative tool to assist refugees around the world in finding family members. In a pioneering way the innovators of Refugees United have used modern technology to alleviate the terrible pain that separation from and uncertainty about family members bring. Our toolbox has been expanded with a very important new instrument. Morten […]


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We’re proud to be featured by the BBC World Service!


We’re proud to be featured by the BBC World Service!


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Refugees United Foundation seeks project manager


Refugees United Foundation seeks project manager Refugees United is an organization helping separated refugee families to trace loved ones via web and mobile phone technologies. Working with both the private sector and NGOs to achieve its goals,…


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