20 episodes

This podcast that will take you on a journey across the world...without you having to go anywhere. You'll be hearing from the people leaving their countries and everything behind them, to the volunteers working alongside them. Those currently living in refugee camps, and people working on the front line. The humans behind the statistics and the headlines. The real heroes of today. Transcend borders, nationalities, religions and languages to hear from the people with which we share this world...our Worldwide Tribe. Music written and created by Alexander Wells. Artwork created by Milla Adler at milla-adler.com.

The Worldwide Tribe: Stories from the Refugee Crisis Jaz O'Hara

    • Arts
    • 5.0, 24 Ratings

This podcast that will take you on a journey across the world...without you having to go anywhere. You'll be hearing from the people leaving their countries and everything behind them, to the volunteers working alongside them. Those currently living in refugee camps, and people working on the front line. The humans behind the statistics and the headlines. The real heroes of today. Transcend borders, nationalities, religions and languages to hear from the people with which we share this world...our Worldwide Tribe. Music written and created by Alexander Wells. Artwork created by Milla Adler at milla-adler.com.

    19. Imprisoned, raped and sold in slave markets at the hands of ISIS: The Story of Yazidi Genocide Surviver Farida Khalaf

    19. Imprisoned, raped and sold in slave markets at the hands of ISIS: The Story of Yazidi Genocide Surviver Farida Khalaf

    Today is the six year anniversary of the Yazidi Genocide. If you don't know about the Yazidi people or what happened to them...this is the episode for you. My guest this week is Farida Khalaf - a Yazidi girl from a village in Northern Iraq - 100km west...

    • 48 min
    18. ’Losing three limbs in Afghanistan gave me the gift of connecting with suffering’: The Story of Anti-War Photographer Giles Duley

    18. ’Losing three limbs in Afghanistan gave me the gift of connecting with suffering’: The Story of Anti-War Photographer Giles Duley

    Prepare yourself for what is definitely one of the most amazing conversations that I’ve ever had. You might want to take notes during this episode, I felt like I did whilst Giles spoke these words to me. I wanted to remember every word that left his...

    • 1 hr
    17. Having a baby in a War Zone: The story of Syrian mother and filmmaker Waad Al-Kateab, director of Oscar-nominated film, For Sama

    17. Having a baby in a War Zone: The story of Syrian mother and filmmaker Waad Al-Kateab, director of Oscar-nominated film, For Sama

    It’s an absolute honour to have been able to interview this week’s guest...Waad Al-Kateab is a Syrian filmmaker, journalist, mother and director of the film For Sama. For anyone who hasn’t heard of this film, go and watch it immediately (it’s available...

    • 33 min
    16. Arrested for Smuggling a 4-year-old Afghan Girl into the UK: The Story of Ex-soldier Rob Lawrie

    16. Arrested for Smuggling a 4-year-old Afghan Girl into the UK: The Story of Ex-soldier Rob Lawrie

    Kicking off the season today I’m joined by a guest who’s name might be familiar to you. Rob Lawrie is an ex-soldier turned volunteer from the north of England who made international headlines when he was caught smuggling a 4 year old girl from the...

    • 50 min
    15. SPECIAL EPISODE: Homelessness, Connection and ‘People of the Pandemic’ with Joshua Coombes

    15. SPECIAL EPISODE: Homelessness, Connection and ‘People of the Pandemic’ with Joshua Coombes

    This episode is another absolute treat.This week’s guest is ‘Hairdresser to the Homeless,’ Joshua Coombes. After years of living parallel lives working to destigmatize and unpick the stereotypes around some of the most marginalised of society, it’s been...

    • 53 min
    14. SPECIAL EPISODE: COVID-19 in the World's Biggest Refugee Camp

    14. SPECIAL EPISODE: COVID-19 in the World's Biggest Refugee Camp

    How do you self-isolate when you live in a refugee camp?How do you wash your hands with no running water?How do refugees even know about COVID-19 with no internet connection or phone signal?You lot told me what you wanted to hear next on the podcast, so...

    • 54 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
24 Ratings

24 Ratings

MarMar1954 ,

Amazing stories!

I’ve been following Jaz on Instagram for a long time, and these podcasts are a lovely way to find out more about the worldwide tribe. They really make people and their stories stand out and feel real. Highly recommended

jennyreed99 ,

Excellent podcast

Such amazing stories, Jaz puts you right there and makes you imagine all the situations without sugar coating it.. makes you want to go oit and make a difference.... somehow❤️

Adams a fox ,

Love this podcast!

My family and I are in the process of fostering an unaccompanied refugee minor and this podcast has been a huge encouragement. Providing an inside look on the experience from a foster family and a brave refugee youth. Thank you for sharing your story!

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