Danielle Bodette

About Danielle Bodette

Danielle Bodette is an undergraduate at the University of Minnesota pursuing a degree in Global Studies.

Vulnerable Refugee Women And Children Refused Evacuation From Libya

The UN-run refugee center in Libya has recently started turning down masses of people, including women and children, asylum seekers have reported. Before the UN opened their facility in Libya, the main holding centers in Libya were government-run detention centers. These facilities are in such atrocious conditions that some refugees […]

Pursuing Peace: An End To Violence In South Sudan

After years of violence, major political figures of South Sudan agree to meet to discuss a peace agreement in the country’s capital, Juba. Reik Machar, ex-Vice President of South Sudan and rebel leader for Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) has agreed to meet the country’s current President Salva Kiir to […]

U.S. Funding Transfer: FEMA To Facilities

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is transferring $271 million from their constituent agencies toward funding border programs. According to NPR, of this $271 million, $155 million comes out of disaster relief funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). While it is correct and even common practice for DHS to […]