Run from war, run from natural disasters. Stay without home. There's more than 65 forcibly displaced people worldwide. They walk, swim, travel for a months. Sometimes even for years. Through the years refugees travelled thousands of kilometers hoping that they'll find a new home. Some of them did find, most of them didn't. In Kutina refugee center at this moment lives 90 refugees. They came from different parts of world. This is them and this is their live in exile.
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"We travelled with trains, busses, with airplane when they deported us from Austria. It's so sad, we don't like airplanes. I travelled with my sister and parents for two years from Afghanistan. It's very bad. You can see it on Facebook."
"Two months I had a headache and when I came to the doctor he told me: "You don't have problem, you are normal, you can dring water, it is good." He gave me a tablet for pain, but only one for everything and it don't work."
"We couldn't go to school. When we go to school they fight and it's so bad. They don't want girls to go to the school. Now, we like it here."
Separated by the war
Echoing the path of many modern day refugees, Rafo Yousef and his family fled Iraq and travelled through the Balkans to reach safety and security. His family was split up due to the confusing process of refugee life while crossing borders.
The story of Yusuf
When we arrived to Kutina there was this little guy playing video games on his smartphone. "My name is Yusuf", he said to us, "I'm from Syria". This thirteen year old kid has a hair like professional football players, and - imagine this - he likes it. We asked him who is his favorite player. He took a stand like he is going to shoot a ball right in the right corner of a goal. He proudly said: "Kertziano Ronaldo". This is a story of Yusuf.
Back to Croatia
"One morning at four o'clock they told us that we have only one hour to leave Austria and go back to Croatia. We can't go back to Afghanistan. I just want a safe place for my children, where they can have a good life," Zarif Ederi
Life in Crocs and Flip flops
In Kutina almost everyone is in crocs or flip flops. Refugees are satisfied with them and we understand that. When you go through water, mountains, woods, bushes in uncomfortable shoes, you don't care for the brand. You care for relief.