Topic: Colombia

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Nov 29, 2023

Hope in the Darién: “I Want To Make People Smile”

Nov 29, 2023

A daughter of refugees herself, Maria Sanchez now devotes her time to serving migrants making the journey across the Darién Gap.

Sep 26, 2023

In Latin America, Redefining What it Means To Be Masculine

Sep 26, 2023

In Latin America, Redefining What it Means To Be Masculine Latin America and the Caribbean has some of the highest rates of gender-based violence in the world. This innovative program is working with men to help them understand how traditional forms of masculinity perpetuate violence against women and girls, and what they can do to change this.

Sep 7, 2023

In the Darién, Refugees Receive Help All Along the Way

Sep 7, 2023

HIAS staff gives personal supplies to migrant women at the HIAS support tent in Migration Reception Center of Lajas Blancas, Darien Gap | In the Darien Gap, Refugees Find Help All Along the Way | HIAS HIAS' cross-border programs ensure that displaced people — particularly GBV survivors and those from the LGBTQ community — get support throughout their journeys.

Jun 27, 2023

A Small Sum Leads to Long-Term Empowerment for Women in Cali

Jun 27, 2023

A Small Sum Leads to Long-Term Empowerment for Women in Cali HIAS' economic inclusion programs have transformed women's lives in Colombia.

Jun 14, 2023

UNHCR: Forced Displacement Grew 21% in 2022, Now 110 Million Worldwide

Jun 14, 2023

people looking down, boarding blue train with yellow stripe Ahead of World Refugee Day, the United Nations’ refugee agency announced the greatest number of forcibly displaced people ever recorded. The UNHCR Global Trends report shows 108.4 million people at the end of 2022 were forcibly displaced worldwide, but recent fighting, especially in Sudan, has pushed the global total to an estimated 110 million as of May 2023.

Jun 13, 2023

After an Arduous Journey, a Migrant Finds Hope in Guyana

Jun 13, 2023

After an Arduous Journey, a Migrant Finds Hope in Guyana After Alejandra Ortega left Venezuela, she found community — and opportunity — after coming into contact with HIAS Guyana.

Mar 20, 2023

20 jóvenes desplazados, refugiados y migrantes en Cartagena y Medellín podrán cursar sus estudios universitarios, becados por ACNUR

Mar 20, 2023

20 jóvenes desplazados, refugiados y migrantes en Cartagena y Medellín podrán cursar sus estudios universitarios, becados por ACNUR El Programa DAFI (Iniciativa Académica Alemana Albert Einstein) de becas universitarias para personas refugiadas es financiado por el Gobierno alemán, y ofrece a sus participantes la posibilidad de obtener un título académico en el lugar de acogida. El Programa DAFI es gestionado por ACNUR a nivel mundial desde 1992 y será implementado por primera vez en Colombia, con el apoyo de la organización internacional HIAS. 

Jul 28, 2022

As People Are Displaced, We Must Meet Them On Their Journey

Jul 28, 2022

As People Are Displaced, We Must Meet Them On Their Journey Across Colombia HIAS provides mental health and psychosocial support. But on-the-ground observations show that there is more to do.

Oct 27, 2021

Desperation Drives Thousands Through Darién Gap

Oct 27, 2021

Desperation Drives Thousands Through Darién Gap ...We can provide mental health for women and children. We need to scale up operations given the dimension of the humanitarian needs.” After they have crossed the jungle of Darién,...

Aug 25, 2021

Airbnb Pledges to House 20,000 Afghan Refugees

Aug 25, 2021

Airbnb Pledges to House 20,000 Afghan Refugees As resettlement agencies around the world prepare to welcome tens of thousands of Afghans evacuated from Kabul, finding housing for the new arrivals is a significant challenge. Airbnb stepped up.

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