The Briefing


Help Refugees Stay Warm this Winter

November 15th, 2013

We will be hosting a winter coat drive for refugees at Normandy Church and The Village Church (Dallas Campus) this…
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November 13 | Middle East

Peacemaking: a faith-based response

Below is a 2006 article from the Yale University newspaper, Yale Daily News, in which Joseph Cumming and Mahan Mirza…
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October 31 | Middle East

Chasing Peace

The story of Salim Munayer, founder of Musalaha. Shown at Kensington’s 2011 Christmas Services. Desert Encounter Images by Barry…
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Zaatari Refugee Camp: Update (WFP)


Making new connections

(FCI Staff, from left to right: Alyssa, Evariste) Today our team was happy to meet a great new family that…
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Sovereignty and huma...

Editor’s note: Maurizio Albahari is assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Notre Dame, specializes in social-cultural anthropology and…
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European Union state...

Migrants are seen on a Coast Guard rescue boat with a group that includes Syrian refugees, at Siracusa harbour on…
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Friendship in Motion

Stories Colliding We met the Mohammed family through the Refugee Empowerment Program (REP), which is a partnership between Free City…
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A Long Road Home for...

Photo courtesy of UNHCR/B.Bannon There are roughly 1.3 million Somalis displaced internationally, due to a civil war that has been ongoing…
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Eva’s Story | Part 3 of 3

My name is Evariste Emmanuel. My friends call me Eva. I work for Free City International. This is my story. (Don’t…
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One-third of Syrians...

 Image source: BBC News The United Nations is seeking $4.4 billion in humanitarian aid for Syria, the largest aid appeal…
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Eva’s Story | Part 2 of 3

My name is Evariste Emmanuel. My friends call me Eva. I work for Free City International. This is my story. (Missed…
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Where the war still echos

Follow the day in the life of this Syrian family as they work out their current life in a refugee…
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