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Deko Abdi Ismal, 19, teaches at a school in the Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya. The education and work experience that residents gain are a boon in the job market in Somalia. Edwina Pickles/Fairfax Media via Getty Images hide caption

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Some Refugees Returning Home To Help Rebuild Somalia

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Assaga camp in Niger is home to some 6,000 refugees, either displaced within the country or from across the border in Nigeria. Issouf Sanogo/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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One Mother's Perspective On What It's Like To Be A Refugee

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Syrian refugees at a makeshift camp on the Greek-Macedonian border, near the northern Greek village of Idomeni, on May 26. President Obama wants to bring 10,000 Syrian refugees to the U.S. this year. Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, says there's a "tremendous flow" of Syrian refugees coming into the U.S. and the program should be suspended. Yannis Kolesidis/AP hide caption

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Fact Check: Donald Trump And Syrian Refugees

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A reconfigured, high-tech shipping container houses a Hamburg refugee shelter's primary care clinic. More are planned. Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson/NPR hide caption

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In Germany, Asylum Seekers' Medical Needs Are Being Contained

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Yolande Mabika, a refugee and judo athlete from the Democratic Republic of Congo, stands outside her newly rented apartment in Rio de Janeiro. Mabika and fellow Congolese athlete Popole Misenga came to Brazil in 2013 to compete in a judo championship; they became refugees after their coach vanished with their passports and money. Felipe Dana/AP hide caption

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For The First Time, A Team Of Refugees Will Compete At The Olympics

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Morning at the MSF hospital compound in Bentiu, South Sudan. The two doctors, Jiske Steensma (left) and Navpreet Sahsi, sit in front of the tents that serve as living quarters for the international workers during their three-to-six-month stints. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Five Days And Five Nights With Doctors Without Borders

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Flimsy straw shelters at the Assaga refugee camp house Nigerians and displaced people within Niger who have fled from Boko Haram raids. They say they are hungry and need more food aid. Ofeibea Quist-Arcton/NPR hide caption

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Why Niger Is Having A Horrible Year

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Issues on the table at the World Humanitarian Summit range from conflict zones to refugees. Above, a herder moves his goats at the Dadaab refugee camp, created nearly 25 years ago. The Kenyan government now threatens to shut it down. Michelle Shephard/Toronto Star via Getty Images hide caption

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Leslie Brent, 90, a retired immunology professor who came to Britain as a Jewish child refugee via Kindertransport in 1938, holds his autobiography, showing a photo of himself and other Kindertransport children. Lauren Frayer/NPR hide caption

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Former Child Refugees, Rescued From Nazis, Urge U.K. To Take Syrian Kids

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Moyaad Saad, a 43-year-old former civil servant from Baghdad, feeds his 6-month-old daughter Zahara on their cot in a giant tent at a makeshift migrant camp near the border between Greece and Macedonia. Thousands of asylum seekers are now stuck here after several European countries closed their borders to them. Joanna Kakissis for NPR hide caption

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As Europe Closes Door To Refugees, Tough Choices For 2 Fathers

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