Families that are fleeing conflict are often separated along the way, and sometimes they have to make difficult decisions about where to stay. This can be a huge source of stress for refugees when they are resettled, as they are constantly thinking about the family members they have left behind. Louai’s story here shows just how important connections to family elsewhere are.
Some countries allow for families to reunited, which means that refugees can bring over family members if they can help support them.
Today, find out what your government’s policy is on family reunification. See if there is any way you can tell your politicians to allow more families to be reunited.
To see why this is important, here is Randa and Sham’s story.