Topic: Ukraine

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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.

Jan 26, 2023

Asylum Seekers and Refugees Fleeing Ukraine Face Significant Barriers to Protection in the EU, HIAS-R2P Report Finds

Jan 26, 2023

Asylum Seekers and Refugees Fleeing Ukraine Face Significant Barriers to Protection in the EU, HIAS-R2P Report Finds Thousands of non-Ukrainian refugees and asylum seekers who fled Ukraine following Russia’s invasion continue to face significant barriers to protection and integration across the European Union, according to new research from HIAS and its Ukrainian partner Right to Protection (R2P). 

Jan 13, 2023

‘Jewish Nobel’ Honors Response to Ukraine Crisis

Jan 13, 2023

In the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, HIAS committed considerable resources and expertise toward assisting clients displaced by the conflict, which has triggered one of the world’s largest refugee crises. On the eve of the war’s anniversary, HIAS’ efforts have been recognized: We are among the Jewish activists and organizations honored by this year’s Genesis Prize (also known as the “Jewish Nobel”) for working to uphold Ukraine’s independence and alleviate the suffering of the People of Ukraine. 

Dec 22, 2022

Share the Light: Honoring HIAS Europe’s Work in Ukraine

Dec 22, 2022

Share the Light: Honoring HIAS Europe’s Work in Ukraine On December 20th, HIAS Europe was awarded the Share the Light prize by the European Jewish Community Centre (EJCC) during the 18th annual EuroChanukah festivities hosted by the European Commission. The prize was given in recognition of HIAS Europe’s work responding to the humanitarian emergency in Ukraine, especially in the resettlement of displaced people. 

Dec 15, 2022

How an Innovative Algorithm Helps Ukrainian Refugees Find New Homes

Dec 15, 2022

How an Innovative Algorithm Helps Ukrainian Refugees Find New Homes The RUTH algorithm incorporates preferences from both refugees and HIAS Welcome Circle volunteers to enhance traditional resettlement practices.

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.

Dec 7, 2022

HIAS Opens Five New International Offices, Now Assisting Refugees in 22 Countries

Dec 7, 2022

HIAS Opens Five New International Offices, Now Assisting Refugees in 22 Countries HIAS, the global Jewish nonprofit that protects refugees, has opened new country offices in Moldova, Poland, and Romania to step up its assistance to people displaced by the war in Ukraine. In addition, new offices in Honduras and Guatemala will position the organization to provide services to a growing population of refugees and asylum seekers in Central America.

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.