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Why Refugees and Time are Urgent Matters

One of the hardest parts of being a refugee, is that time takes on a different kind of energy. There is a threat to life, whether it be from natural disaster or man-made conflict, that instigates a survival-flight for life response. People literally have to abandon their homes, life as they know it, and run for safety. When they do reach a place of safety, the waiting begins. If you ever struggle with waiting and patience, this is the most excruciating it can be – lives are in the balance. It’s helpful to understand this because it plays a major role in how we work to alleviate the suffering of refugees.

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