Tagged: Ukraine

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Sep 22, 2022

Why Advocacy Must Advance on Multiple Fronts

Sep 22, 2022

Why Advocacy Must Advance on Multiple Fronts This summer, HIAS’ grassroots advocacy sought to influence the upcoming U.S. refugee admissions goal and priorities for the 2023 fiscal year.

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.

Jul 05, 2022

Vindmans Call for Rebuilding Refugee Program in Ken Burns, NY Times Video

Jul 05, 2022

Vindmans Call for Rebuilding Refugee Program in Ken Burns, NY Times Video In 1985, Ken Burns interviewed two 10-year-old boys on the boardwalk in Brighton Beach for a film about the Statue of Liberty. Nearly 40 years later, those two boys, Alexander and Yevgeny Vindman are speaking out in support of refugee resettlement in a new Ken Burns/New York Times short.

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 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 25, 2022

New Welcome Circles Will Support Ukrainians

May 25, 2022

New Welcome Circles Will Support Ukrainians Experts from HIAS and JFNA explained how individuals and communities can welcome those fleeing the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The May 23 webinar, “Welcome in Action: Jewish Community Support for Ukrainian Newcomers” also previewed the upcoming launch of HIAS Welcome Circles for Ukrainians.