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The Refugee Council: Making Resettlement Possible

The Refugee Council: Making Resettlement Possible

In July 2019, the Refugee Council, a charity organisation that works with asylum seekers and refugees, hosted the UK Government and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) for the 25th Annual Tripartite Consultations on Resettlement (ATCR) in Geneva,...
Samaritans: Working to Reduce Suicide

Samaritans: Working to Reduce Suicide

Suicide, the act of ending one’s life, is a public health problem in many countries around the world and one of the prominent causes of death. The effects of suicide are felt beyond the person who commits the act as family, friends and the community are left to...
Helping the Rohingya Refugee Crisis

Helping the Rohingya Refugee Crisis

In 2017, hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees fled Myanmar due to violence, continuing a trend of displacement that began in the early 1990s. The most recent exodus began in August 2017, when violence in Rakhine State forced more than 700,000 Rohingya to flee...
Introducing the Royal London Society for Blind People

Introducing the Royal London Society for Blind People

The Royal London Society for Blind People joined with the Royal Society for Blind Children on the 17th January 2017, forming a single charity. Prior to this, the RLSB had worked as a charity for 175 years, helping young people in the South East of England and London...
Introducing the Work of the Refugee Council

Introducing the Work of the Refugee Council

The Refugee Council is a charitable organisation based in the UK that works with asylum seekers and refugees, providing them with advice and support. The charity also provides support and advice to other relevant organisations within the UK, working in partnership...