For months the news has been reporting the heartbreaking story of migrants arriving in Europe from the Middle East and Africa, fleeing atrocities for an opportunity for something, anything, better. For those who arrive safely across the Meditteranean – 2,000 or more drowned in transit this year – the welcome is not always warm. Countries across Europe are struggling to assimilate the newcomers in what The Guardian calls the “world’s biggest refugee crisis since the second world war.” None more than the country of Greece, already strained by staggering debt and loss.
Have you ever wondered where a homeless job searcher would keep their pet while looking for work? Showing up for an interview with a dog on a leash or a birdcage in hand probably doesn’t make a good first-impression. And for those who live in their car, leaving a pet inside is a major no no during warm weather. On an even more serious note, can you imagine leaving your beloved family dog with an abusive spouse so you could flee to safety?
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- My Coronavirus Story: Captain Stivina Sinana (Tanzania) July 6, 2020Atlanta, GA: Facing up to the biggest challenge. Captain Stivina Sinana, Projects Officer in The Salvation Army’s Tanzania Territory, shared with Jo Clark (Program Resources, International Headquarters) how life in the east African nation has changed because of COVID-19, and what The Salvation Army has been able to do to help the most vulnerable members of […]
- COVID-19 and World Refugee Day: Salvation Army Meeting Needs of Displaced People Internationally June 30, 2020Atlanta, GA: June 20 was the UN's World Refugee Day. The Salvation Army International held a special screening of Displaced, its new documentary which tells the stories of refugees entering Brazil – particularly those fleeing Venezuela for northern Brazil – and hears from some of the many relief agencies supporting them. Watch the video by […]