The Refugee Studies Center’s Alexander Betts thinks that simple changes—such as giving refugees travel documents and matching their jobs with the needs of host countries—could change how we solve the crisis.
Tina Strobos Dutch physician and child psychiatrist who, while a medical student during World War II living in Amsterdam, helped shelter more than 100 Jewish refugees as part of the Dutch resistance during the Nazi occupation of The Netherlands.
Travel document issued by the International Refugee Organization in Shanghai, 1949 Document issued to a Jewish refugee who had escaped to China before World War II. The IRO was an agency set up by the United Nations in 1946 to deal with the refugee problem created by the war. Issued on 9 December 1949