“We believe that the right to a secure home is a human right and cherishing the home is a sign of our humanity.” And that includes care homes.
Images of families fleeing their homes are sadly not that rare on our screens – from Syria, Iraq, Yemen and Afghanistan to name only a few from recent years. The events of the last week in Ukraine have brought the reality and the horror of such images much closer to home for many of us who live in the West.
It is hard to watch crying, frightened children and their desperate parents gathering all can they transport as they leave their beloved homes. Homes where it is now too dangerous to stay. It is hard to watch as older people mourn while the young seize weapons to defend their homeland. The fear and urgency felt by far away refugees now feels close at hand.
Being forced to flee one’s home is not only a crisis of this current moment but the crisis of our century. The causes vary – war…
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