Archive For The “refugees” Category

Response to COVID-19 in Wavel Palestinian Refugee Camp

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Response to COVID-19 in Wavel Palestinian Refugee Camp

Response to COVID-19 in Wavel Palestinian Refugee Camp Anera is beginning a multi-faceted response to COVID-19 in Wavel camp for Palestinian refugees in Baalbeck, Lebanon. A Palestinian refugee who fled the Syrian civil war, and who lives near the camp, tested positive for the virus today. She traveled in and out of the camp often,…

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Increasingly Questionable US military presence in the Middle East

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Increasingly Questionable US military presence in the Middle East

Increasingly Questionable US military presence in the Middle East By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz The expanding US military presence in the Mideast reveals a number of central problems. The threats of ISIS lie dormant. The new discoveries of vast fields of natural gas and oil in the Mediterranean Levant basin (and elsewhere) are temptations for state…

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UNRWA USA partners in Run with Right to Movement Palestine to raise funds

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UNRWA USA partners in Run with Right to Movement Palestine to raise funds

UNRWA USA partners in Run with Right to Movement Palestine to raise funds UNRWA USA is partnering with Right to Movement Palestine to bring a group of runners and refugees from Palestine to relay run 250 miles  down the East Coast, from New York to DC, in just five days, to deliver a message that…

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Syrian refugees must re-register between Sept. 23 and Nov. 22 to keep status

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Syrian refugees must re-register between Sept. 23 and Nov. 22 to keep status

Syrian refugees must re-register between Sept. 23 and Nov. 22 to keep status U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today that current beneficiaries of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) under Syria’s designation who want to maintain their status through March 31, 2021, must re-register between Sept. 23 and Nov. 22, 2019. Re-registration procedures, including how…

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Hundreds of thousands remain missing in Iraq after decades of war, violence

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Hundreds of thousands remain missing in Iraq after decades of war, violence

Hundreds of thousands remain missing in Iraq after decades of war, violence The families of hundreds of thousands of missing Iraqis marked the International Day of the Disappeared on Friday, as the office of Iraq’s Prime Minister pledged to support relatives and investigate cases, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross (August 30,…

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Over 648,000 forcibly displaced people assisted in the first half of 2019 through UNHCR’s Refugee Zakat Fund

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Over 648,000 forcibly displaced people assisted in the first half of 2019 through UNHCR’s Refugee Zakat Fund

Over 648,000 forcibly displaced people assisted in the first half of 2019 through UNHCR’s Refugee Zakat Fund A new report by UNHCR, The UN Refugees Agency revealed that 648,476 internally displaced persons (IDPs) and refugees were assisted in the first half of 2019 with Zakat funds received through its ‘Refugee Zakat Fund’. The report released…

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