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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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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