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17 Aug

The Role of Education in Somali Refugee Community Resettlement

Education is undoubtedly one of the most important aspects of furthering the refugee community and helping them resettle. These people have uprooted their entire lives and moved to a new […]

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15 Aug

3 Drawbacks of Having a Language Barrier

According to UNHCR, more than 100 million people have been displaced from their home countries due to local problems such as civil war, food insecurity, and terrorism. To that end, these […]

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7 Jul

How You Can Help Somali Refugees in Ohio

Did you know Columbus has the second-largest Somali community in the United States with about 45,000 to 50,000 Somali refugees in Columbus, Ohio? For the longest time, the United States has […]

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6 Jul

Mental Health Issues Somali Refugees Have to Fight

Thousands of Somali refugees have moved to various countries, such as Kenya, Yemen, Ethiopia, the United States, the United Kingdom, etc., to escape from the worsening conditions in Somalia. In […]

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9 Jun

5 Steps to Start Volunteering In Your Community

Volunteering for causes that you feel passionately about is a great way to spend your time, grow as a person, and feel fulfilled. If you’re in search of activities that […]

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8 Jun

Top 3 Facts about Living Conditions in Somalia

Somalia is a poverty-stricken country with problems that seem to have gotten out of control. After seeing years of instability, Somalis have dispersed worldwide in an attempt to escape their […]

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25 Mar

Somali Refugee Crisis: Why You Should Care?

The term refugee comes from the word “refuge,” which means a safe shelter in which a person resides when in need of protection. The term was initially used for Protestants […]

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24 Mar

Affordable Housing Crisis: Big Problem for Somali Refugees in Ohio

Everyone deserves to have a living space that they can call home. What is a decent living space for you? A house with individual rooms, a living room for everyone […]

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1 Mar

Factors Preventing Somali Refugees from Recommencing Their Education

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child’s Article 28 clearly states that every child has the right to acquire education, including the right to a place in […]

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28 Feb

Why Do Somali Refugees Need Employment Assistance?

Every year, over 1 million immigrants arrive in the US, of which most are refugees. Most people assume that the hard part is over once they arrive in the US. Whereas […]

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