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  2. 2018-02-20 PermacultureForRefugees (P4R) has released their first booklet in a series to bring permaculture solutions to refugee situations. Permaculture for Refugees in Camps is a 20 page how-to guide outlining a positive approaches to transforming refugee camps. It is the culmination of ideas, experience...  
  3. 2018-05-15 This article is from ECHO Asia Note # 38. Refugee camps are almost always located on sparsely populated “waste” land, so the host country does not need to displace a large population. For example, reports suggest that the government of Bangladesh may plan to settle 400,000 Rohingya refugees on...  
  4. The most recent figures from the un refugee agency show that in 2016, more than 65 million people were forced from their home by wars, conflict, and persecution — more than at any other time since records began. When the humanitarian needs are great, so too is the need to work harder to find...  
  5. An alternative approach to managing transition camps can be found through permaculture, which offers theory and practice to support bottom up designs and solutions to complex problems in the process of building self sustainable social and built environments. It is especially important to provide...  
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  7. Key Resource 2018-05-15 This article is from ECHO Asia Note # 38. Introduction Given the proper facilities necessary to store seeds long-term, whereby low temperature and low humidity are kept stable over time, it is very possible to store most orthodox seeds for several years at a time in the tropics (Harrington,...  
  8. In 2015, the United Nations High Commission for Refugees accommodated over 15 million refugees, mostly in refugee camps in developing countries. The World Food Program provided these refugees with food aid, in cash or in kind. Refugees’ impacts on host countries are controversial and little...  
  9. The plight of refugees from Rwanda, Burundi, and Democratic Republic of Congo made international headlines between 1993 and 1998. Throughout central Africa, roughly 3.4 million refugees crossed international borders, 2.3 million persons became internally displaced, and 600,000 exiles returned to...  
  10. A project of the Nationalities Service Center, Philadelphia Healthy communities emerge when people work together. Our gardens area space in which families can relax, enjoy healthy activity and foster new connections with their South Philadelphia neighbors.For those who may have experienced trauma...