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Surviving 28 Days

An excellent video highlighting the work we do and why.

November 26th, 2017|

Refugees welcome at Wembley – how the FA is using spare England tickets to reach new fans

Football has a long history of bringing people together from different backgrounds Every trip to Wembley is different. Cup finals, play-offs, World Cup qualifiers, they all live in the memory for different reasons – from my first trip, as an eight-year-old watching Paul Scholes score a hat-trick against Poland, through to last season’s FA Cup final, [...]

November 21st, 2017|

Retired people look after refugees in the UK too

Letters Wednesday 15 November 2017 19.17 GMT Refugees At Home hosts 150 refugees and asylum seekers every night in people’s spare rooms across the UK Syrian refugee Jawad Shalghin (left) is living with 63-year-old Angelika Bauer (right) in Hamburg. Sara Nathan says there are also plenty of older people in the UK helping refugees. Photograph: Oliver Hardt/Getty Images [...]

November 17th, 2017|

Refugee crisis — this is what happened when we moved an asylum seeker into our spare room

Moved deeply by the refugee crisis, Simon Neville and his wife opened their home to a young Iranian man. The experience changed all their lives. Musa lives with the Nevilles (from left), Rachael, Leo, Joseph and Simon When the bomb went off two months ago at Parsons Green Tube and a refugee was subsequently detained and [...]

November 12th, 2017|

Nurse volunteers needed to help match refugees with hosts

A small charity that helps refugees from war-torn countries to find a temporary place to stay in the UK needs new nurse volunteers to assess potential hosts. The charity says once asylum seekers are granted refugee status, they face new challenges, such as finding accommodation. Picture: Getty Refugees at Home (RAH) matches people who have a spare room with those [...]

November 8th, 2017|

Residents meet refugees living in Epsom at event with talks and demonstrations

More than 120 people came together to meet and learn about refugees in Epsom, and send hundreds of items to Syria and Iraq. The meeting, at St Joseph’s Church on Saturday, September 30, had speakers, and demonstrations in Syrian cooking, henna hand painting, music and dancing led by refugees. Attendees listened to speakers and had [...]

October 10th, 2017|

Ahmad on BBC Sunday Morning Live

Ahmad gives his usual great performance despite the early start. Below are the full package and then just Ahmad's bit.

October 10th, 2017|

A NEW NORMAL (podcast)

A New Normal is a series of six 30 minute documentaries featuring the audio diaries of six Syrians as they attempt to lay down roots in their countries of asylum. With diarists in the UK, Germany, Sweden, Greece and Turkey the series is intended to give an intimate insight into the day-to-day experience of trying to [...]

October 7th, 2017|

Residents meet refugees living in Epsom at event with talks and demonstrations

More than 120 people came together to meet and learn about refugees in Epsom, and send hundreds of items to Syria and Iraq. The meeting, at St Joseph’s Church on Saturday, September 30, had speakers, and demonstrations in Syrian cooking, henna hand painting, music and dancing led by refugees. Among the speakers were Mohamad Hamid, a [...]

October 5th, 2017|

Listen to Britain – Learning to Swim

Documentary short about Refugees at Home and the work we do, featuring Ingrid and a little of Nina oiling the wheels.

September 26th, 2017|