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M – Guest

I’d like to thank you and express my sincere gratitude for all of the help you've given me. I always say words cannot express all that I wish to say to you after what you did for me. I am so overwhelmed and speechless that all I can manage to say right this minute is, thank [...]

June 30th, 2017|

Who Should We Let In? Ian Hislop on the First Great Immigration Row

Segment of Ian Hislop's BBC TV programme featuring Mario and Jennifer Nadel.

June 25th, 2017|

How Airbnb Is Tackling The Refugee Crisis

Among the most vocal opponents of President Trump’s widely lambasted ban on refugees entering the US earlier this year was Airbnb. Companies virtually queued up to slam the executive order but while some focussed primarily on the effect it could have on business and their own employees, the home-sharing startup’s response was pragmatic and – we [...]

June 22nd, 2017|

Sharing your home with a refugee is a win-win

Alexandra Frean is business columnist My life as an empty-nester has taken a delightful turn with the arrival in my central London flat of a 27-year-old refugee from Eritrea. I wrestled for months with the idea of giving up my spare room to a refugee, desperate to help but nervous, as a single woman, [...]

June 20th, 2017|

Amid housing crisis, Britons shelter homeless refugees in their spare rooms

When Eritrean refugee Hermon gave birth to her daughter Ruftana in February, her joy quickly turned into fear as she and her husband Yonathan grappled with the overwhelming reality of raising their first child while homeless in London. Although Hermon and Yonathan were given refugee status in 2015, being unable to find work, they could not [...]

June 20th, 2017|

Hosts – June 2017

Dear Hosts,   Refugee Week 19-25 June 2017 This is the next big event in our calendar – and we have lots going on although this year it falls at the end of Ramadan which might inhibit some of our guests taking part. R@H admin team members are at the V&A museum next Friday, the 23rd, [...]

June 17th, 2017|

Home Visitors – June 2017

Dear Home Visitors, Refugee Week 19-25 June 2017 This is the next big event in our calendar – and we have lots going on, although this year it falls at the end of Ramadan which might inhibit some of our guests from taking part. R@H admin team members are at the V&A museum next Friday, the [...]

June 17th, 2017|

Supporters – June 2017

Dear Friends, Refugee Week 19-25 June 2017 This is the next big event in our calendar – and we have lots going on. R@H admin team members are at the V&A museum next Friday, the 23rd, and at University of Westminster on the Saturday morning, plus we have given interviews that will appear on all sorts [...]

June 17th, 2017|

Rachel on Radio 5 Live

Our Rachel Mantell talks to Radio 5 Live about Refugee Week and Refugees at Home

June 17th, 2017|

A home far from home

To mark Refugee Week, Johanna Derry hears stories of individuals and churches providing homes and life-changing support to migrants Safety: a man brings a small child ashore on Lesbos, Greece, on 2 August 2015, after arriving from Turkey SINCE Syrian asylum-seekers were shown on the news making treacherous journeys to Europe in 2015, more [...]

June 16th, 2017|