Tagged: Panama

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Jan 05, 2022

HIAS Panama Celebrates Decade of Change

Jan 05, 2022

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

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.

Oct 08, 2021

Protecting Refugees in Both Body and Mind

Oct 08, 2021

Protecting Refugees in Both Body and Mind On World Mental Health Day hear about the dedication of HIAS staff.

Jun 23, 2021

A High-Level Visit for HIAS Offices in Panama and Ecuador

Jun 23, 2021

A High-Level Visit for HIAS Offices in Panama and Ecuador UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi met with HIAS clients in Panama and Ecuador.

Nov 20, 2020

Trying to Help Refugees into the Workplace? Now There’s an App for That.

Nov 20, 2020

Trying to Help Refugees into the Workplace? Now There’s an App for That. It’s often hard for refugees to find jobs, but what if there were an app to help them? HIAS is now partnering with SkillLab to promote economic integration for refugees in Ecuador, Peru, and Panama.

Sep 29, 2020

HIAS Leaders Speak at UNHCR Forum For NGOs

Sep 29, 2020

HIAS Leaders Speak at UNHCR Forum For NGOs HIAS's international program teams played a key role at the 2020 UNHCR-NGO Global Annual Consultations.

Aug 12, 2020

Cell Phones Become a Lifeline For Refugees Struggling With Mental Health

Aug 12, 2020

Cell Phones Become a Lifeline For Refugees Struggling With Mental Health As therapy sessions become phone calls and support groups become WhatsApp group texts, HIAS clients count on phones, chat apps, and even social media to stay in touch with counselors and peers.

Jul 07, 2020

Taking the Lead in Emergency Assistance

Jul 07, 2020

Taking the Lead in Emergency Assistance HIAS has rapidly created systems to protect refugees facing emergencies and to deliver aid to them during the pandemic.

Apr 01, 2020

Ensuring Refugees’ Basic Needs During Pandemic

Apr 01, 2020

Ensuring Refugees’ Basic Needs During Pandemic HIAS is assisting many people in crisis and adversely affected by COVID-19: they need to purchase basic needs and buy goods to help prevent the spread of the virus, and have access to food and shelter.