Tagged: European Refugee Crisis

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Nov 20, 2022

Jewish Activists in Europe Join Forces Against Xenophobia

Nov 20, 2022

Conference participants pose in Brussels. At a three-day conference under the auspices of the Gishur project, participants discussed solutions to the problem of rising antisemitism and anti-immigrant hysteria.

Sep 14, 2022

When Ukraine Seemed Lost, They Found a Home in Ireland

Sep 14, 2022

When Ukraine Seemed Lost, They Found a Home in Ireland Laura Medvedieva vividly remembers her harrowing journey from Kyiv in the days following the Russian invasion. “Nobody believed the war would really happen,” she said. “One day everything was normal and I was out painting with my friends. The next day we were forced to pack up and leave our home.”

Jul 22, 2022

Parents With Disabled Children Find Support from a HIAS Partner in Poland

Jul 22, 2022

Parents With Disabled Children Find Support from a HIAS Partner in Poland HIAS is working with Stowarzyszenie Patchwork (Patchwork Association) and L’Arche to make sure disabled child refugees from Ukraine get as much support as possible.

Jul 19, 2022

Volunteers Come To Help Ukrainians From Far and Wide

Jul 19, 2022

Volunteers Come To Help Ukrainians From Far and Wide Mexican volunteers from HIAS partner organization, CADENA, are helping Ukrainian refugees in Poland.

Jul 06, 2022

In Poland, Airbnbs Offer Refuge for War-weary Ukrainians

Jul 06, 2022

In Poland, Airbnbs Offer Refuge for War-weary Ukrainians Housing was an afterthought when Oksana Bezkorovaina arrived in Poland from bordering Ukraine with her daughter Masha and sister, Maryna. The trio had been through the wringer trying to make it out of their home in Kharkiv, where they would sleep in the basement with their shoes on — ready to flee at any moment.

Jun 28, 2022

Right to Protection’s Quick Pivot to a War Footing

Jun 28, 2022

Right to Protection’s Quick Pivot to a War Footing “I woke up at 5:30 a.m. and started calling colleagues,” Alexander (Sasha) Galkin recalled of the first night of the war. As the director of Right to Protection (R2P) — HIAS’ long time partner in Ukraine — he had urgent priorities: ensuring the safety of R2P staff, and working out how the organization could pivot to the new emergency.

Jun 21, 2022

Interfaith Conference Works to “Welcome the Stranger”

Jun 21, 2022

Interfaith Conference Works to “Welcome the Stranger” Leaders of Christian, Muslim, and Jewish groups responding to refugee crises in different parts of the world gathered in Geneva June 20-21.

Jun 16, 2022

UNHCR: 100 Million Now Displaced, 27 Million Refugees Worldwide

Jun 16, 2022

UNHCR: 100 Million Now Displaced, 27 Million Refugees Worldwide For the first time in human history more than 100 million people are displaced from their homes, UNHCR reports.

May 26, 2022

Global Humanitarian Community Failing Ukrainian Women and Girls

May 26, 2022

Global Humanitarian Community Failing Ukrainian Women and Girls The global humanitarian community is failing women and girls displaced by the Russia-Ukraine war who continue to face a dire and deteriorating situation inside Ukraine and across the region, a new report shows.

May 05, 2022

HIAS Will Work in Ukraine and Region for Years to Come

May 05, 2022

HIAS Will Work in Ukraine and Region for Years to Come Raphael Marcus, HIAS’ senior vice president of programs, recently returned from a trip to Ukraine and Poland. He explained HIAS' work there and some plans for the future.