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Restoring the Dignity of Displaced People: Randa, a Grandmother From Syria, Is No Longer Embarrassed by Her Medical Condition

Restoring the Dignity of Displaced People: Randa, a Grandmother From Syria, Is No Longer Embarrassed by Her Medical Condition

Randa* is one of the many Syrian elderly who were displaced by the ongoing war and are currently living in...
Leen, a Young Syrian Mother, Can Finally Head Home With Her Newborn Child

Leen, a Young Syrian Mother, Can Finally Head Home With Her Newborn Child

19-year-old Leen*, a young Syrian mother whose baby suffered serious health complications right after being born, has finally been able...
Pope Francis Calls for Immediate Ceasefire in Syria

Pope Francis Calls for Immediate Ceasefire in Syria

Pope Francis, in his strongest appeal to date on the conflict in Syria during the weekly General Audience in St...
Statement

Forgotten Voices: An Insight Into Health of Older Persons Among Refugees From Syria

September 22, 2016

Delivered by ICMC Secretary General Msgr. Robert J. Vitillo on 22 September 2016 at a UN side event in New York. The statement highlights the health needs of Syrian refugees in Lebanon, introducing a study conducted by Caritas Lebanon Migrant Center and Johns Hopkins University in partnership with ICMC.
A Displaced Syrian Woman Benefits From a House Cleaning Kit for Her Large Family

A Displaced Syrian Woman Benefits From a House Cleaning Kit for Her Large Family

Rasha* and her family of seven have been living in a single room in the Douilaa area, Syria, for two...
Testimony of Syrian Youth at World Youth Day 2016

Testimony of Syrian Youth at World Youth Day 2016

Rand Mittri, of Aleppo, Syria, was one of the three young people to give testimony to Pope Francis and approximately...
Admissions of Refugees From Syria: “What Is Needed Is Solution Sharing, Not Only Responsibility Sharing”

Admissions of Refugees From Syria: “What Is Needed Is Solution Sharing, Not Only Responsibility Sharing”

On the occasion of the ministerial-level meeting on global responsibility sharing through pathways for admission of Syrian refugees, convened by...
Protecting People First, Not Borders

Protecting People First, Not Borders

Last Friday, just days from the fifth anniversary of the Syrian war, ICMC took the floor during a session of...
ICMC Calls on States to Admit 10 Percent of Syrian Refugees in Five Years

ICMC Calls on States to Admit 10 Percent of Syrian Refugees in Five Years

A new report issued today by the International Catholic Migration Commission (ICMC) calls on governments worldwide to admit within their...
A Syrian refugee

A Syrian Family Finds Protection in the Netherlands

Amira* and Shayma* are sisters and lived in Damascus for most of their life. They left Syria in early 2014...
Syrian Women and Children Find Support at the ICMC Protection Center in Northern Jordan

Syrian Women and Children Find Support at the ICMC Protection Center in Northern Jordan

Four years since the beginning of the Syrian conflict, the landscape of Syria is a country close to ruin: whole...
Publication

10% of Refugees From Syria: Europe’s Resettlement and Other Admission Responses in a Global Perspective

June 1, 2015

EU-Funded ICMC Keeps Helping Iraqi Refugees in Syria as Aid May Dwindle

EU-Funded ICMC Keeps Helping Iraqi Refugees in Syria as Aid May Dwindle

More than 2 million Iraqis fled their violent, divided homeland for fear of persecution after the 2003 Iraq war. The...

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