June 20, 2016, 12pm PDT
The United Nations is calling for action in the face of a record number of people were displaced—more than half of all refugees around the world came from Syria, Afghanistan, or Somalia.
The Associated Press via The Denver Post
December 3, 2015, 10am PST
"Humanitarians are conditioned to think about people, urban planners are conditioned to think about how the place affects people."
International Rescue Committee
September 24, 2015, 6am PDT
Germany has reformed building codes in a marshaling of political will known as the "Culture of Welcome" for an expected one million refugees. German cities, many of them shrinking for decades, see the refugees as an opportunity and a responsibility.
June 29, 2013, 11am PDT
A cheap, solar-powered hut designed by Ikea, in partnership with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, promises to revolutionize emergency housing for displaced persons.
August 28, 2012, 8am PDT
Melanie Eversley writes on the healing power of urban gardens and farms for refugees new to the U.S. who are looking for a taste of home.
May 25, 2011, 11am PDT
The Tennessee town of Shelbyville has become a new center for Somalian refugees. A new documentary looks at what the influx of this group has meant to the city and its people.