Arwyn Jones interviews our Sara Nathan and host Anna Colquhoun.
When an Eritrean refugee moved in, Alexandra Frean didn’t expect that she’d be the one to benefit from the arrangement Alexandra Frean, 55, with Youssef, 27, in her central London home May 17, 2017 “Dad wants to know why I didn’t stop you,” my brother says, amused. Chatting to my parents on the phone [...]
Segment of Ian Hislop's BBC TV programme featuring Mario and Jennifer Nadel.
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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
Our Rachel Mantell talks to Radio 5 Live about Refugee Week and Refugees at 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 [...]
How one handful, out of hundreds of thousands, of refugees found their new home. Kasja and Arnold Nearly 21.3 million refugees have been displaced from their homes, and over half of that number are under the age of 18. The endless bureaucratic process that welcomes asylum-seekers and refugees on arrival in host countries [...]