Topic: Ukraine

Since Russia invaded Ukraine in February 2022, one-third of Ukrainians have been forcibly displaced from their homes, with more than 7 million across border countries and millions internally displaced. HIAS opened its office in Ukraine in the early stages of the conflict and with local partners provides mental health support services and legal aid, and also distributes cash, food assistance, and hygiene kits. HIAS continues to work closely with Right to Protection (R2P), an independent Ukrainian NGO that HIAS helped found, providing humanitarian aid.

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Aug 31, 2023

Joint Statement in Response to Missile Strikes on Chernihiv, Ukraine

Aug 31, 2023

Joint Statement in Response to Missile Strikes on Chernihiv, Ukraine Humanitarian organisations operating in Ukraine extend our deepest condolences to a valued partner, R2P

Aug 23, 2023

R2P Staffer Among Those Killed in Ukraine Missile Attack

Aug 23, 2023

Damage is seen from a late morning missile attack hitting the Chernihiv Regional Academic Ukrainian Music and Drama Theater that killed 7 people, injuring 129, on August 19, 2023 in Chernihiv, Ukraine. | R2P Worker Among Those Killed in Ukraine Missile Attack | HIAS A humanitarian worker on the staff of long-time HIAS partner Right to Protection (R2P) was among the seven people killed in a missile attack on Chernihiv, Ukraine on Saturday, August 19.

Jun 22, 2023

More Than Just a Free Ride: Uber Fills a Need for Refugees 

Jun 22, 2023

Man outside of Uber car, little girl inside silver car The ride sharing company has been a lifeline for displaced people for whom transportation poses great difficulty.

Jun 20, 2023

The Position of CSOs Regarding the Prevention of Violation of the Rights of Refugees During the Martial Law in Ukraine

Jun 20, 2023

The Position of CSOs Regarding the Prevention of Violation of the Rights of Refugees During the Martial Law in Ukraine The full-scale invasion of Ukraine by the Russian Federation and a year of aggressive war in Ukraine have further exacerbated the vulnerability of asylum seekers, refugees and persons in need of complementary protection in Ukraine.

Jun 16, 2023

After Fleeing Alone, a Ukrainian Finds ‘Family’ in Brussels

Jun 16, 2023

After Fleeing Alone, a Ukrainian Finds ‘Family’ in Brussels A Welcome Circle helped Anastasiia Ponomorenko, who left Ukraine without her family, find her footing in Brussels.

Jun 14, 2023

UNHCR: Forced Displacement Grew 21% in 2022, Now 110 Million Worldwide

Jun 14, 2023

people looking down, boarding blue train with yellow stripe Ahead of World Refugee Day, the United Nations’ refugee agency announced the greatest number of forcibly displaced people ever recorded. The UNHCR Global Trends report shows 108.4 million people at the end of 2022 were forcibly displaced worldwide, but recent fighting, especially in Sudan, has pushed the global total to an estimated 110 million as of May 2023.

May 25, 2023

Ukrainian Refugees in Israel Build Resilience Through Leadership

May 25, 2023

Israeli woman smiles as Ukrainian woman sits next to her and leans over to write something on a small desk A leadership program developed by HIAS Israel has met with a positive reception from Ukrainian refugees wanting to give back to their new communities.

May 22, 2023

Ukrainian Refugees Find Community in Romania — Through Hockey

May 22, 2023

Kids in green hockey jerseys and full ice hokey uniforms smile in locker room The sport has helped children overcome trauma from leaving their homeland in the midst of a war.

May 19, 2023

The Hidden Jewish History of a War-Torn Ukrainian Village

May 19, 2023

The Hidden Jewish History of a War-Torn Ukrainian Village In this dispatch from Ukraine, Raphael Marcus reflects on a startling discovery he made while visiting a village damaged by the Russia-Ukraine war.

May 9, 2023

Historic Archive Reinforces Urgency of Serving Today’s Refugees

May 9, 2023

Flowers at the commemoration event for the 80th anniversary of the uprising of the Warsaw Ghetto during WWII. Robert Aronson, a member and immediate past chair of the HIAS board, reflects on a recent board visit to Poland and Moldova.

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