Topic: Sudanese Refugees

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Apr 30, 2020

How Asylum Seekers In Israel Are Coping With COVID-19

Apr 30, 2020

How Asylum Seekers In Israel Are Coping With COVID-19 Before the COVID-19 pandemic, asylum seekers in Israel were leading precarious lives. Now, with the country on lockdown and jobs drying up, HIAS Israel County Director Sivan Carmel says it is harder than ever for asylum seekers to stay afloat.

Apr 24, 2020

HIAS Applauds the End of Israel’s Deposit Law

Apr 24, 2020

HIAS Applauds the End of Israel’s Deposit Law HIAS Applauds the End of Israel's Deposit Law Apr 24, 2020 TEL AVIV — On April 23, the Israeli Supreme Court struck down the country’s Deposit Law, which withheld 20 percent of asylum seekers’ salaries as an incentive for them to leave the country. HIAS applauds the Supreme Court’s decision, which will give asylum seekers and their […]

Mar 2, 2020

Emergency in Sudan Prompts Rapid Response by HIAS Chad

Mar 2, 2020

Emergency in Sudan Prompts Rapid Response by HIAS Chad HIAS Chad provided emergency response aid when 16,000 refugees poured over the border due to renewed inter-ethnic violence.

Apr 5, 2018

An Open Letter Concerning the Safety and Future of African Asylum Seekers

Apr 5, 2018

An Open Letter Concerning the Safety and Future of African Asylum Seekers In an open letter, 11 American Jewish organizations urge Prime Minister Netanyahu to pursue a humane solution for the 39,000 asylum seekers currently within Israel's borders.

Aug 17, 2017

Permagardening in Chad Boosts Livelihoods For Refugees

Aug 17, 2017

Permagardening in Chad Boosts Livelihoods For Refugees With funds from Jewish World Watch, HIAS Chad has begun implementing a highly innovative and cost-effective initiative to help refugees grow food year-around.

May 18, 2017

New Food Distribution Program Increases Autonomy for Sudanese Refugees in Chad

May 18, 2017

New Food Distribution Program Increases Autonomy for Sudanese Refugees in Chad HIAS Chad is partnering with the World Food Programme and UNHCR to implement a new model for food distribution for Sudanese refugees.

Mar 3, 2016

Slow Motion Crisis: Chad’s Forgotten Refugees

Mar 3, 2016

Slow Motion Crisis: Chad’s Forgotten Refugees Chad is currently home to nearly half a million refugees and asylum seekers. Many have lived as refugees for over a decade, and it is uncertain when or if they will ever be able to return home. As funds continue to be stretched thin in 2016, the World Food Program was forced to scale back its food assistance to refugees there.

Jan 4, 2016

Kids Day Out: Uganda [VIDEO]

Jan 4, 2016

Kids Day Out: Uganda [VIDEO] Forty four refugee children, all currently receiving therapy from HIAS’ trained staff, enjoyed a day out in Kampala, Uganda. “It’s an opportunity for the children to feel welcomed, loved and accepted in this world. It’s an opportunity to rekindle their hope," said Timothy Mukua, psychosocial program manager at HIAS Uganda.

Oct 21, 2015

Video: Winnie Gacheru on HIAS’ Work in Kenya

Oct 21, 2015

Video: Winnie Gacheru on HIAS’ Work in Kenya Winnie Gacheru, director of psychosocial programs at HIAS Kenya, describes working with some of the world's most vulnerable refugees in this short video.

Jul 8, 2015

Amid Chaos and Violence, South Sudan Turns Four

Jul 8, 2015

Amid Chaos and Violence, South Sudan Turns Four South Sudan is the world’s youngest country. Unfortunately, its early years have been anything but idyllic.

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