Topic: European Refugee Crisis

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Jan 26, 2023

Non-Ukrainian Asylum Seekers Left Out in the Cold

Jan 26, 2023

Non-Ukrainian Asylum Seekers Left Out in the Cold A new report by HIAS and Right to Protection (R2P) found that, while the European Union (EU)’s landmark decision to invoke the Temporary Protection Directive granted rights and status to at least 4.9 million people, many non-Ukrainians fleeing Ukraine did not get the same support.

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.

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 6, 2022

In Poland, Airbnbs Offer Refuge for War-weary Ukrainians

Jul 6, 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.