Refugees United

Refugees United - To Connect the Unconnected

Christopher Mikkelsen | Posted 23.11.2012 | UK
Christopher Mikkelsen

My brother - and co-founder of Refugees Reunited - David and I are in New York to tell the world of another unfolding tragedy, repeated every day across vast parts of our shared world: The fact that hundreds of thousands of refugee families have become, and are still becoming, separated during their escape from conflict, hunger and drought.

World Refugee Day 2012

David and Christopher Mikkelsen | Posted 19.08.2012 | UK Tech
David and Christopher Mikkelsen

Today, the world is marking World Refugee Day in honor of the 43 million refugees living across our planet. In honor of the millions of women, men and children who have been forced from their homes and had their future thrust into a state of uncertainty.

Refugees United - London Hack Weekend

David and Christopher Mikkelsen | Posted 13.06.2012 | UK Tech
David and Christopher Mikkelsen

The hack is focused on helping Refugees United solve some of our challenges in aiding separated refugee families to reconnect following their flight from conflict, famine and natural disasters - incidents that often see entire families scattered between different refugee camps, regions and even countries.

A Well Told Story

David and Christopher Mikkelsen | Posted 08.05.2012 | UK Tech
David and Christopher Mikkelsen

While technology takes center stage in the world of Refugees United and our mission to reconnect separated refugee families, it is but an enabler.

Bridging the Technical Divide in Refugee Camps

David and Christopher Mikkelsen | Posted 17.01.2012 | Home
David and Christopher Mikkelsen

Recently, a young schoolteacher in Dadaab ssisted a woman in her fifties with finding her two daughters, whom she hadn't seen in 18 years, through Refugees United's platform. Separated when the children where but one and three years old, we were fortunate enough to be present when they reconnected, to watch their unbridled joy, and the teacher's pride that his work had paid off.

Refugees United - A New Hope

Amin Elmubarak | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Amin Elmubarak

I am sure we have all witnessed the young new mother who looks down at her right on the floor and spins around at break-neck speed only to find her toddler had tottered to her left side. Swooping down, she envelops the confused child.

Refugees United - Two Brothers' Quest to Connect the Unconnected

David and Christopher Mikkelsen | Posted 26.12.2011 | Home
David and Christopher Mikkelsen

Why should you care? Because 43 million people are displaced today, with millions of refugees looking for missing family. Because this is a crisis Refugees United and partners have the ability to end. Because you might learn a thing or two, and help us better tackle this global problem.