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UN: Humanitarian Aid Needs Up in 2016, Funding Down
UN: Humanitarian Aid Needs Up in 2016, Funding Down

By: EthicsDaily Staff
More than 130 million people needed humanitarian aid assistance in 2016, which represents 5 million more people than 2015's total, a U.N. report says. Conflicts and natural disasters were the key drivers of the increase.

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Nations Support Refugees Just 'Not in My Back Yard'
Nations Support Refugees Just 'Not in My Back Yard'

By: Sue Smith
Nations agree that people can flee their own country to seek asylum elsewhere. Those same nations take issue when people seek refuge within their own borders. It's time we stop looking the other way.

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UN: Forced Displacement Reaches Record Level in 2016
UN: Forced Displacement Reaches Record Level in 2016

By: EthicsDaily Staff
The global population of displaced persons has grown substantially, reaching a total of 65.6 million, an increase of 300,000 in 2016, according to a United Nations annual report.

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How Churches Can Respond to Global Refugee Crisis - Part 2
How Churches Can Respond to Global Refugee Crisis - Part 2

By: Mark Glanville
Many in our society respond to refugees with suspicion and fear. However, Jesus taught that when his people welcome the strangers, they are welcoming him. Here are 5 ways your church can do that.

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How Churches Can Respond to Global Refugee Crisis - Part 1
How Churches Can Respond to Global Refugee Crisis - Part 1

By: Mark Glanville
Most refugees are here because they are fleeing persecution, conflict and possibly death. Here's how churches can avoid being swayed by fear-based rhetoric and respond from a loving biblical perspective.

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The Difficult Decision to Emigrate, Leave Family Behind
The Difficult Decision to Emigrate, Leave Family Behind

By: Sue Smith
The decision to emigrate is a highly individual decision based on many factors. It is never made lightly and isn't without sacrifice for both parents and children. It changes the family dynamics forever.

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Why Immigrants Flee Their Homes to Come to the U.S.
Why Immigrants Flee Their Homes to Come to the U.S.

By: Sue Smith
It's easy for many Americans to look at immigrants and wonder why they are here. However, if more people had the opportunity to visit immigrants' countries of origin, they would have a better understanding.

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Pope: Welcome, Protect, Promote and Integrate Refugees
Pope: Welcome, Protect, Promote and Integrate Refugees

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Pope Francis stressed that addressing the global refugee crisis requires an urgent, coordinated response based on four verbs: welcome, protect, promote and integrate.

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Haitians, Others Arrive in Tijuana Seeking Entrance into US
Haitians, Others Arrive in Tijuana Seeking Entrance into US

By: Tim Long
Since May 2016, thousands of immigrants have flocked to Tijuana, awaiting their turn to cross into the U.S. Six Baptist churches from this Mexican border town are ministering to 500 of those asylum seekers.

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