A DEADLY JOURNEY
DESERT, SEA, DETENTION...
ON THE ROAD TO EUROPE
A Story of a Displaced Family in Talafar
As the Iraqi forces reclaimed Talafar after three years, thousands more people became displaced, resorting to camps. Abu Zahra, with his 9-member family is one of them at Haj Ali site. Watch here
Seated on a boulder, under a tree, near the shores of Lake Tanganyika in Kigoma - a lake port city in Tanzania - Samaya Yusuf looks around her with suspicion as she narrates her story to the IOM, the UN Migration Agency team.
Tanja Dedovic, Labour and Human Development Coordinator at IOM, the UN Migration Agency’s Regional Office in Vienna, recently created a cookbook centring on food as cultural exchange. The cookbook, The Migration of Culinary Traditions in the Region, is now available for free download.
While many think slavery was a phenomenon of the past, it is a scourge of humanity that unfortunately is still very much prevalent around the world today.
Culture is food and food is culture. Food is ingrained in our myths, rituals and daily lives.
On the United States‒Mexico border, thousands have lost their lives, thousands are still missing, and families are caught in the excruciating space in between.
Images and footage coming from Texas were heartbreaking. Hurricane Harvey wreaked havoc in the Lone Star State leaving thousands of homes abandoned, covered by several inches of water.