“The whole place was engulfed in flames. We saw an exodus of people from a burning hell,” says Marco Sandrone, the field coordinator for MSF in Lesbos where the Moria refugee camp is located.
Designed to hold 3,000 people, Moira refugee camp now has 13,000 residents. The overcrowding makes it nearly impossible to follow social distancing guidelines and practice proper hygiene during the pandemic.
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Reporting Fellow alum Divya Mishra reports on how the pandemic has left thousands of unaccompanied minors in Greece without adequate shelter or food.
Maranie Staab, our 2020 Reporting Fellow from Syracuse University, speaks to the global impact of coronavirus, reporting on life in Moria, Europe's largest refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos.
In Greece, refugee boys and young men must navigate meager services, high risks, and slim hopes.
Unaccompanied refugee minors in Greece move through different cultural worlds in order to survive. This photo essay captures the diverse environments in Athens that play a role in their daily lives.
While waitlisted for children's shelters in Greece, unaccompanied refugee minors seek support from long settled immigrant communities.
Lynsey Addario, Aryn Baker, and Francesca Trianni's project 'Finding Home' has won two Edward R. Murrow Awards for Excellence in Social Media and Innovation.
Crisis in Syria sent millions fleeing to Europe. This is the journey of one family TIME followed for a year as they left their homeland behind to begin a new life.
In early 2016, three families joined one of the biggest refugee movements in modern history. Each bore a child during their ensuing odyssey—new members of Europe’s Generation Refugee.
Meet baby Heln. She and her family are Syrian refugees seeking asylum in Europe.
For Taimaa Abazli, the mother of one of three babies born to Syrian refugees in Greek camps that Time has been following, a call from the Greek Asylum office sparks an arduous journey.
Since January 2016, there have been more than 3,000 unaccompanied minors in Greece every month. Without families to protect them, they are subject to exploitation and abuse.
What is home for war refugees and the communities trying to integrate them? Where do conflicts arise and how do diverse people find common ground? A series about war refugees starting over in Europe.
From smugglers in Agadez, to factory owners in Turkey, to the Italian and Nigerian mafias in Italy, and small business owners in Greece, people making a killing off the global migrant crisis.
Following the lives of four Syrian refugee mothers and their babies from the day these women gave birth through their newborns’ all-important milestones: first smiles, first meals, first steps.
Europe's failure to provide adequate health care to tens of thousands of migrants trapped in Greece threaten the continent with a flood of new contagions
The Syrian refugee crisis is changing both refugee communities and their host countries.
As more Africans risk their lives trying to leave their homelands, people in one area of rural Kenya rely on a woman who has built a career on safely transporting them to Europe.
For thousands of refugees, the shores of Lesbos are their first passage into Europe. Can locals cope with the arrival of tens of thousands each month?
Thousands of displaced Syrians have made treacherous journeys across land and sea to the safe haven of Europe. But many here don’t want them. How are the new immigrants adapting and adjusting?
Europe’s economic crisis has become intertwined with disturbing anti-democratic trends and the rise of extremist politics. Bill Wheeler looks at the fallout in Hungary and Greece.
In a changing political and social environment Greek youth face the consequences of the debt crisis and at the same time re-examine their identity and values.
How does an affluent First World nation-state go from stability to near social collapse in the space of a week? What prompts a generation characterized by political apathy to flood into the streets? Why does a nouveaux-riche country with a slowing growth rate express its frustration with such violent...
Tens of thousands of people fleeing bombs and beheadings are trapped in squalid refugee camps and ad hoc settlements across Greece. Will the country's tattered health system be able to prevent an epidemic?
Grantee Jeanne Carstensen reports on the Syrian refugee crisis and Greece's reaction to the influx of migrants crossing its borders.
Photojournalist Holly Pickett discusses her project with Joanna Kakissis, reporting on Syrian migrants seeking asylum in Europe.
Bill Wheeler talks about his experience reporting on far-right extremist groups in Europe.
"Finding Home" has been nominated in the Outstanding New Approaches: Documentary category for the 2018 News & Documentary Emmy Awards.
Lynsey Addario, Aryn Baker, and Francesca Trianni's project "Finding Home" has won two Edward R. Murrow Awards for Excellence in Social Media and Excellence in Innovation.
"Finding Home" and "Down from the Mountains" were awarded first place in their categories at the eighth annual Digital Storytelling Contest.
Sixth grade students in Wheeling, IL completed a six-week social studies unit using Pulitzer Center reporting projects and journalist visits to connect ancient civilizations with the present day.
Two projects sponsored by the Pulitzer Center have received a World Press Photo nomination.
This week: Syrian refugees try to find home after leaving their country, a special investigation into the killing of Rohingyan Muslims, and your chance to take home a print from a Pulitzer Center-sponsored photographer.
Middle and high school students across New York City got an inside look into the stories of three mothers swept up in Europe's refugee crisis.
Since September 2016, the TIME team has been documenting three pregnant women and their families at the heart of Europe’s refugee crisis.
Grantee journalists present thought-provoking narratives on the refugee crisis, exhibiting a myriad of lessons learned and reflecting on questions that linger after returning from the field.
National Geographic photographer, Amy Toensing and Deputy Director of Photography, Whitney Johnson, select the final photographs for Your Shot assignment.
Pulitzer Center grantees provide insights into the lives of refugees affected by United States' recent ban of migrants from seven countries.
Living in limbo, refugees turn to protest in Greece.
Independently and collaboratively, students piece together photo puzzles and investigate the stories behind them, all the while considering: Why is it important to seek out the full story?
Students explore ideas of “home” in connection to refugees worldwide and homelessness locally by analyzing images and text from Finding Home and creating their own photo stories that reflect their...
In celebration of Women's History Month, we've compiled our top five lesson plans that feature reporting on women's rights and the ways women are fighting for them.
Students explore how their image of the word "home" compares with how three Syrian women imagine their future homes through close analysis of the multimedia project "Finding Home" from TIME Magazine.
Students explore a multimedia story about refugee families to identify causes and possible responses to the refugee crisis and connect with those affected by it.
An extension of "Seeking Asylum: Women and Children Migrating Across Borders", this lesson provides suggestions for student research, reporting, arts activities, and community service.
Students learn about asylum seekers and the boundaries between refugees and migrants. They explore how current refugee and migration policies impact women and children.
Students look at the journey and struggle that immigrants endure to come to the United States through their perspectives.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented from The Pulitzer Center.
After engaging with reporting projects, students propose and defend a recommendation about how many refugees the U.S. government should accept.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 "Guernica" with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
The following lesson plan for English teachers, history teachers, humanities teachers, and science teachers asks students to explore how authors use different tones to their reporting.