Topic: Darien Gap

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Dec 20, 2023

UN Recognizes HIAS’ Cross-Border Response in the Darién Gap

Dec 20, 2023

UN Recognizes HIAS’ Cross-Border Response in the Darién Gap HIAS’ cross-border program for displaced people crossing the Darién Gap and Central America is among the top 10 global best practices designated by the United Nations Network on Migration (UNNM) and the International Migration Review Forum (INMR).

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 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.

Sep 6, 2023

UNHCR: Record Displacement in Latin America and the Caribbean

Sep 6, 2023

UNHCR: Record Displacement in Latin America and the Caribbean A new report has found that over 21 million people across the region are displaced, an increase of 25% from the previous year. This recent increase has overwhelmed humanitarian organizations and host communities.

Jul 27, 2023

Beyond the Border: The Regional Effects of the U.S. Asylum Ban

Jul 27, 2023

Migrants, most from Haiti, prepare to depart a base camp towards the infamous Darien Gap while on their journey towards the United States on October 07, 2021 at Las Tekas, Colombia. | Beyond the Border: The Regional Effects of the U.S. Asylum Ban | HIAS The Biden administration’s asylum ban has had a profound impact not only at the U.S.-Mexico border but throughout the entire Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region, where HIAS operates over 70 field offices across 11 countries.

Dec 14, 2022

2022 in Review: War in Ukraine Adds to Record Displacement Worldwide

Dec 14, 2022

Civilians flee the city of Irpin, Kiev, Ukraine, during heavy 2022 will likely be remembered in the refugee world as one of the worst crises ever, as the war in Ukraine continues to shape the global response to millions of displaced people. Take a look back at the Ukraine crisis and other pivotal moments of the year.

Jan 5, 2022

HIAS Panama Celebrates Decade of Change

Jan 5, 2022

HIAS Panama Celebrates Decade of Change HIAS Panama has had a lot of changes since it began operations 10 years ago.

Dec 22, 2021

2021: A Year In Review

Dec 22, 2021

2021: A Year In Review 2021 may not have been much better than 2020, but HIAS remained committed to providing vital services worldwide, reaching more than 1.1 million displaced people.

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,...

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