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A Way Home Together: Stories of the Human Journey

United Nations

"A Way Home Together: Stories of the Human Journey" tells stories of people on the move from different cultures and countries. In our first two episodes, host Ahmed Badr, a refugee from Iraq speaks to his parents and 14-year-old sister about his fami...Show More

14:02 | May 9th

From the flood plain in Bangladesh to droughts of Central America and rural Africa, climate change is becoming a driver of migration. Farmers leave their land when the weather makes it too difficult to harvest crops. In this episode of “A Way Home To...Show More

11:35 | Feb 12th

What happens when the world fails to live up to the goal of safe, orderly and regular migration? In the latest episode of "A Way Home Together, Stories of the Human Journey", we look at an urgent search-and-rescue operation to save the lives of despe...Show More

13:25 | Jan 1st

Migration is one of the great challenges of our time. The worldwide numbers have increased by almost 50% since 2000.  In late December, the U.N. General Assembly took a major step forward, voting to endorse the Global Compact for Safe Orderly and Reg...Show More

15:06 | Nov 20th, 2018

From the fires of California to famine and war in Yemen and South Sudan, every year millions of people are displaced by natural disasters, violence and extreme climate. Around the world, the number of people forced from their homes and neighborhoods ...Show More

11:42 | Aug 24th, 2018

Internally Displaced People (IDPs) are families-- mothers, fathers, children and grandparents-- who were forced to leave their homes. Unlike refugees who crossed a border, they remain in their home countries. In this special episode, we speak with...Show More

17:36 | Aug 20th, 2018

Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) are among the world's most vulnerable people. Each year, their numbers grow  While the plight of refugees is frequently the focus of media attention, IDPs are overlooked or ignored. And they are not protected by...Show More

13:11 | Apr 2nd, 2018

What role can soccer play in bringing people together from different backgrounds and life experiences?  In this episode we hear from the teenage members of the Somali Stars-- a team of refugee kids in Utah, who are now part of the Cottonwood Football...Show More

11:27 | Mar 13th, 2018

Espoir was an infant when his family fled for their lives. He is a survivor of the civil war in The Democratic Republic of The Congo (DRC).Today, nearly two decades later, Espoir is a making a new life for himself in Austin, Texas.

15:37 | Feb 6th, 2018

What does a 12 year old refugee have in common with the 83 year-old head of the International Organization for Migration, William Lacy Swing? Listen and find out. 
Basel Al Rashdan was 6 when his family fled Syria. They spent three years living as r...Show More

16:54 | Jan 28th, 2018

Ahmed speaks to Mariam Abuamer, a singer based in Brooklyn, New York. Born in the Soviet Union and having grown up in Palestine, Mariam’s migrant journey is marked by struggle, persecution, empowerment, and freedom.

15:22 | Jan 28th, 2018

Ahmed’s family is resettled to Sioux Falls, South Dakota. After a year they move to Brookings, South Dakota so that Ahmed’s parents can re-evaluate their engineering degrees. After three years in Brookings, they move to Houston, Texas in search of ne...Show More

14:09 | Jan 28th, 2018

Host Ahmed Badr speaks to his parents and his 14-year-old sister about the bomb that hit their home in Baghdad, changing their lives forever. The family also discusses their journey through Iraq, Syria, and America.