What It’s Like To Be A War Refugee

April 5, 2022

Living under the constant threat of violence has a lasting effect — even after you escape from danger, says refugee advocate and Founder of Amna, Zarlasht Halaimzai. One of the millions of people worldwide who have been forcibly displaced by conflict, Zarlasht Halaimzai now helps others overcome the devastation of war. In this poignant, vital talk, she articulates the lingering trauma of being expendable — and shares how belonging to a community can help bring back feelings of long-lost safety.