I suppose I am one of those who almost made it. You don’t hear much about migrants like me, because we didn’t die at sea or in the desert. We just didn’t make it to Europe. I left home with dream of getting to Europe where I was told I would easily find a job which would mean I would be able to look after my siblings.
“Moving around this much is exhausting. There is never safety, and clean water is hard to find; it is too difficult to give my kids a safe home.”
In Australia, the language will be different.
In Australia, the values will be different.
In Australia, the people will be different.
In Australia, everything will be different
For one IOM staffer in Asia, a chance meeting personalizes the Nansen climate initiative and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
“Welcome to the United States! You are at the airport of New York - JFK!” This would be no ordinary greeting if it was not followed by these words: “Some of you will leave to your final destination today and others will spend the night here and depart tomorrow.”
In fact, this message is not intended to address all passengers that arrive at John F. Kennedy airport, it is specifically addressed to the refugees arriving in the United States for their first time.