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IFORS News highlights MIGPORT Q-Zenobia

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The International Federation of Operational Research Societies IFORS highlights Migport, Former Q-Zenobia at OR for Development Section with OR Analytics in a Startup Project for Refugees. Our co-founder, Berat Kjamili and adviser, Gerhard-Wilhelm Weber behalf of Migport took place in the stream “International Aspects of OR”, during EURO 2018 in Valencia, Spain. Source: http://ifors.org/newsletter/ifors-news-sept2018.pdf  

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Lebanese teacher helps Syrian refugee thrive at school

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Leaning his small body across the chipped wooden desk at the center of a green-walled classroom, 12-year-old Abed helps explain a mathematical problem to three other students. Abed is a refugee from Syria, and the students are his Syrian and Lebanese classmates at Al Haydariya school in Sarafand, southern Lebanon. “He is a gifted student,” […]

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Syrian refugees face harsh winter as funding falls short

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As he prepares for another winter out of his home, Syrian refugee Radwan faces the immediate challenge of how to keep his family dry. “Winter is very harsh here. Whenever it rains, our homes are flooded,” he says. Radwan is among millions of Syrians uprooted by war who face deepening hardship as funding shortfalls threaten […]

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Migport TRT Radyo 1’de 14 Eylül Cuma 14:00

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TRT RADYO 1’de, 14 Eylül  Cuma saat 14.00’te çevrimiçi göçmen barınağı sloganıyla hayata geçirilen Migport’u konuşmak üzere kurucusu Berat Kjamili Göçmen Kuşlar programına konuk oluyor. At TRT RADIO 1, on 14th of September, at 14.00 pm, the co-founder of Migport – online migration shelter, Berat Kjamili is attending Göçmen Kuşlar radio program to talk about […]

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Turkey welcomes half of the world’s Syrian refugees

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Of the 4.5 million refugee population in Turkey, 3.5 million are Syrian refugees who fled the raging civil war in their country Turkey alone hosts half of Syrian refugees abroad, making it the country with the highest number of asylum seekers in the world with 4.5 million currently living there, according to recent data. Of […]

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From Refugee To Restaurant Owner

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According to the New American Economy 2017 report, refugees contribute meaningfully to our economy. Not only are refugees’ earners and taxpayers, they have entrepreneurship rates that outshine even that of immigrants. The United States was home to more than 180,000 Refugee entrepreneurs in 2015. In that year alone, refugee business owners generated $4.6 billion in […]

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Forced displacement: refugees, asylum-seekers and internally displaced people (IDPs)

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Each year millions of people are forced to leave their homes and seek refuge from conflicts, violence, human rights violations, persecution, and natural disasters. The number of forcibly displaced people continued to rise throughout 2017, calling for increased humanitarian assistance worldwide. Up to 85% of the forcibly displaced find refuge in low- and middle-income countries. At the end of […]