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Refugee Week 2016

Kindness and Ayman meet up for Refugee Week

Refugee Week, from 20-26 June, is a chance to celebrate the positive contribution that refugees make to our society.

Mark Refugee Week with the British Red Cross and other leading refugee charities in the UK:  

  • Download our album  of music inspired by refugees. Produced by Ethan Johns it features Robert Plant, Tinariwen, Scroobius Pip, Kindness and Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars.
  • Find out some facts and figures about refugees in the UK.   
  • Read our blog to get the latest stories and updates. 

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How we support refugees

Young refugee children

We give vulnerable refugees and asylum seekers practical and emotional support in the UK.

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Refugee true stories

Ibrahim is reunited with his wife and three children at Manchester airport

Ibrahim's story: 1000th family is reunited

When Ibrahim was reunited with his wife and sons, they became the 1000th family to be reunited by the British Red Cross.


Refugee blogs

Teaching Refugee Week at school

Refugee English class in Newport

Explore refugee issues with young people, such as what might cause someone to flee.

See the lesson plan >