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Refugees mobile app

International Christian Broadcaster Trans World Radio (TWR) has begun implementing the first phase of their project to reach refugees stranded across Europe with messages of hope and comfort.


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The United Nations, along with refugee agencies, are increasingly recognising stress, depression and mental illness as serious problems which face refugees, for whom the difficult journey to a refugee camp may be only the first in a long series of challenges. Culture shock and disillusionment, compounded by the difficulties of navigating a language barrier, are leading to high levels of stress in a group of people already affected by the trauma of leaving war-torn countries.