Stinging, salty waves crashed over the deck as frantic figures climbed on board. It was midnight in November, and we were 30 miles off the coast of Libya, where our small ship was quickly filling with
Project counters lack of mental health care by helping migrants to teach coping skills and offering asylum seekers a listening ear On the top floor of a former US army barracks in Schweinfurt, Germany,
Self-harm and suicide attempts are common, doctors said. As refugees keep flocking to the shores of Greek islands, the availability of resources to care for them continues to plummet. The result is a medical
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As the number of migrants and refugees attempting to reach Europe soars, aid groups have come under fierce criticism from European politicians and officials. Aid workers pulled more than 1,000 migrants
The relentless civil war in Syria and a surge of South Sudanese fleeing the collapse of peace efforts in their country helped propel the global population of displaced people to a postwar record in 2016,
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The guards boarded a boat in distress, firing gunshots and seizing valuables, relief groups said. The EU-backed Libyan coast guard reportedly interfered in a large-scale migrant and refugee rescue mission
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When you ban refugees, this is who you're hurting. On Jan. 27 ― just seven days after taking office ― President Donald Trump signed an executive order that temporarily blocked refugees and citizens from
A year after the European Union closed its borders to stem a crush of asylum seekers, tens of thousands still languish in camps inside Greece. For them, a life in limbo has taken on an air of permanence.
A speck appeared in the vast bluish-green waters of the sea off the starboard bow of the MS Aquarius. Edward Taylor, the tall 28-year-old project coordinator for Médecins Sans Frontières, sprinted through
PhotographyPicture Stories Kevin McElvaney joins SOS Méditerranée as they pull hundreds of refugees out of the sea along the treacherous Mediterranean route to Europe. 4 Minute Read By Delaney Ross Photographs