The UNHCR is talking about 68,5 million of people in 2018 trying to escape nature catastrophes, war, violence, hunger, and political persecution or torture – never before so many people have been on the run – tendency rising. Venezuela, Yemen, Africa, the list is getting longer. United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres recently portrayed: “Our world is undergoing a stress test!” How can we pass this test when the global community is so divided in the potential responses? On the other hand: Every person counts. We cannot save the whole world, that is true – but everybody can contribute. Everybody.

January 29, 2019