Tagged: Colombia

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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 Thousands of refugees, mostly Haitians, Venezuelans, and Cubans, attempt the perilous journey through the Darién Gap between Colombia and Panama, a wild, jungle area that has no roads and is rife with gang violence. On a recent assessment trip, HIAS officials got a first-hand look at the situation.

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.

Jun 25, 2021

What Did World Refugee Day Look Like?

Jun 25, 2021

What Did World Refugee Day Look Like? World Refugee Day events around the world celebrated refugees' resilience.

May 25, 2021

For HIAS’ New Executive Vice President, It’s Personal

May 25, 2021

For HIAS’ New Executive Vice President, It’s Personal Sabrina Lustgarten, HIAS' new executive vice president, says “The refugee is the first person to attend to in the chain of responsibilities.”

May 07, 2021

HIAS, Airbnb Help Mothers Make New Homes

May 07, 2021

HIAS, Airbnb Help Mothers Make New Homes This Mother’s Day we bring you the stories of refugee mothers who got help from HIAS and Airbnb to make their homes anew.

Apr 14, 2021

No to GBV, Yes to Economic Empowerment

Apr 14, 2021

No to GBV, Yes to Economic Empowerment A close collaboration in Ecuador between HIAS and UN Women promotes economic empowerment as an effective strategy to stop GBV.

Mar 16, 2021

Colombia’s Bold Gesture to Help Venezuelan Refugees

Mar 16, 2021

Colombia’s Bold Gesture to Help Venezuelan Refugees At the beginning of this month, the president of Colombia signed an order to help address the biggest refugee crisis in the Western Hemisphere.

Mar 10, 2020

‘Everything Is Different’: One Refugee’s Journey Out of Extreme Poverty

Mar 10, 2020

‘Everything Is Different’: One Refugee’s Journey Out of Extreme Poverty Ten years after fleeing his home in Colombia, José Miguel Palma has a degree, a career, and a thriving family.

Jan 23, 2019

A Different Kind of Graduation Helps People to Start Over

Jan 23, 2019

A Different Kind of Graduation Helps People to Start Over A family starts over in a new country-- with HIAS' help.