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World Refugee Day: Algeria at the crossroads

Sr Laurence of Caritas Algeria helps refugees and migrants get access to healthcare, education and counselling. Photo by Caritas Algeria.

To mark World Refugee Day on 20 June, we spoke with Sr. Laurence of Caritas Algeria.

Refugees and migrants come to Algeria on their journey from poorer African countries to cross the Mediterranean into Europe, but they also now come there as a final destination itself. Algerians too head north in search of opportunities unavailable at home.

“Few of the migrants want to stay here,” said Sr Laurence, MSOLA. , who works on migration issues for Caritas Algeria. “They will tell you what they need is fast money to go to Europe at all costs. Continue reading

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