Senegalese musician @baabamaal issues a call to action to help the millions of people in need of aid in the #Sahel, imploring us all to raise our voices to ensure these people are not abandoned.
@Refugees #IF20Refugees #refugees
Physical decline, economic hardship and isolation make life tougher for older people (4% of the forcibly displaced population). #COVID19 has especially put older #refugees at greater risk of poverty, discrimination and isolation.
The US’s new #refugee ceiling for the coming year is a historically low 15,000. Faith-based groups have expressed concern: “Our values as a nation and as people of faith demand that we take action when people’s lives are in danger.” @RNS #IF20Refugees
“We need to focus on livelihoods and access to work for #refugees to avoid them being pushed further into poverty.” @FilippoGrandi calls on global leaders to include refugees in #COVID19 responses.