New Technology Could Make Life More Bearable in Refugee Camps

Written by Engineers 4 Change

I volunteered in the Moria Refugee Camp in Lesvos, Greece in March 2018. Serving as a field interpreter, I was on call with the search-and-rescue team responding to boat landings at night. The refugees who arrived at the camp had faced harrowing journeys to cross the sea from Turkey to this island, many risking their lives on plastic boats. Even the devastating stories I had heard before arriving at Moria could not prepare me for what I witnessed. The refugees were trapped, traumatized, and far from the future they sought to build. Driving to the camp on the first day,

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By Engineers 4 Change

E4C’s mission is to improve the lives of underserved communities by better preparing the global development workforce, optimizing the solutions development cycle, and ensuring public health and safety.

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