A Way Home Together: Stories of the Human Journey

12 EpisodesProduced by United NationsWebsite

"A Way Home Together: Stories of the Human Journey" tells stories of people on the move from different cultures and countries. In our first two episodes, host Ahmed Badr, a refugee from Iraq speaks to his parents and 14-year-old sister about his family's journey. Other early episodes feature young r… read more

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Climate Migration & New Technology

May 9th, 2019

14:02

From the flood plain in Bangladesh to droughts of Central America and rural Africa, climate change is becoming a driver of migration. Farmers leave …

#10 "Lifeboat" Rescue at Sea

February 12th, 2019

11:35

What happens when the world fails to live up to the goal of safe, orderly and regular migration? In the latest episode of "A Way Home Together, …

#9 Migrant Rights and Your Rights

January 1st, 2019

13:25

Migration is one of the great challenges of our time. The worldwide numbers have increased by almost 50% since 2000. 

In late December, the U.N. General Assembly took a major step forward, voting to endorse the Global …

#8 Holding On: Their Most Cherished Possession

November 20th, 2018

15:06

From the fires of California to famine and war in Yemen and South Sudan, every year millions of people are displaced by natural disasters, violence …

SPECIAL episode: Mohammed Abdiker of IOM

August 24th, 2018

11:42

Internally Displaced People (IDPs) are families-- mothers, fathers, children and grandparents-- who were forced to leave their homes. Unlike refugees who crossed a border, they remain in their home countries.

In this …

#7 Forced to Flee: Internally Displaced People

August 20th, 2018

17:36

Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) are among the world's most vulnerable people. Each year, their numbers grow: Families and individuals forced to …

#6 Soccer And The Somali Stars

April 2nd, 2018

13:11

What role can soccer play in bringing people together from different backgrounds and life experiences? 

In this episode we hear from the teenage …

#5 A Survivor from the DRC Rebuilds His Life in Texas

March 13th, 2018

11:27

Espoir was an infant when his family fled for their lives. He is a survivor of the civil war in The Democratic Republic of The Congo (DRC).Today, nearly two decades later, Espoir is a making a new life for himself in …

#4 12 and 83

February 6th, 2018

15:37

What does a 12 year old refugee have in common with the 83 year-old head of the International Organization for Migration, William Lacy Swing? Listen …

#3: Mariam’s Migrant Journey: Gaza to New York

January 28th, 2018

16:54

Ahmed speaks to Mariam Abuamer, a singer based in Brooklyn, New York. Born in the Soviet Union and having grown up in Palestine, Mariam’s migrant journey is marked by struggle, persecution, empowerment, and freedom.

#2 Struggle in South Dakota, A New Life in Texas

January 28th, 2018

15:22

Ahmed’s family is resettled to Sioux Falls, South Dakota. After a year they move to Brookings, South Dakota so that Ahmed’s parents can re-evaluate their engineering degrees. After three years in Brookings, they move to …

#1 The Bomb: The Day the Badr Family's Life Changed Forever

January 28th, 2018

14:09

Host Ahmed Badr speaks to his parents and his 14-year-old sister about the bomb that hit their home in Baghdad, changing their lives forever. The …

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