Daily Archives: September 21, 2015

USA to Raise Refugee Resettlement Quota

Note that this figure is the total number of refugees around the world. The number of Syrian refugees admitted could remain quite low–around 16,000. “The Obama administration will increase the number of refugees the United States is willing to accept to 100,000 annually in 2017, a significant increase over the current worldwide cap of 70,000,

U.N.: S.Sudan Conditions Worsen amid Ceasefire Violations

NNA – Conditions in war-torn South Sudan have worsened with thousands fleeing fighting since a ceasefire deal three weeks ago, the United Nations has warned. In the northern battleground state of Unity, thousands of civilians are trekking through the vast Sudd swamplands to reach the village of Nyal, away from fighting. “About 10 canoes, each

Coming Together for Peace

War causes hunger. If we could stop hunger, maybe we can start peace. The International Day of Peace is 21 September, and its theme this year is “Partnerships for Peace – Dignity for All,” a strong reminder that we need to come together to support the almost 60 million children, women and men who have