Posts Tagged “refugees”

TPS extension for Yemeni Nationals: Good but not enough:

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TPS extension for Yemeni Nationals: Good but not enough:

TPS extension for Yemeni Nationals: Good but not enough: The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) welcomes the Biden Administration’s extending the Temporary Protective Status (TPS) designation for Yemeni nationals residing in the United States. However, we believe Yemen is owed more than the band aid provided to a very small number of Yemenis. Yemen have been torn…

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New Book: Empower a Refugee: Peace of Thread & the Backyard Humanity Movement

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New Book: Empower a Refugee: Peace of Thread & the Backyard Humanity Movement

New Book: Empower a Refugee: Peace of Thread & the Backyard Humanity Movement Refugees who have fled famine and violence and resettled in the US too often are isolated, disconnected, living in despair. They typically have housing, food, clothing. Yet they miss the large inter-connected families, the all-embracing social fabric of their previous homes. They yearn…

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Iraq: Displaced people extremely vulnerable to COVID-19

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Iraq: Displaced people extremely vulnerable to COVID-19

Iraq: Displaced people extremely vulnerable to COVID-19 Two years since the end of the war with the Islamic State group, more than 1.3 million people in Iraq are still displaced from their homes and are now extremely vulnerable to COVID-19 due to overcrowded and unhygienic living conditions, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins…

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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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128 detainees repatriated back to Yemen from Saudi Arabia

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128 detainees repatriated back to Yemen from Saudi Arabia

128 detainees repatriated back to Yemen from Saudi Arabia Geneva (ICRC) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019, facilitated the repatriation of 128 detainees from Saudi Arabia to Yemen following a request from the Coalition’s Joint Forces Command and in agreement with both parties. Before the operation, the…

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US Institute for Peace to detail Syria Report Sept. 26

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US Institute for Peace to detail Syria Report Sept. 26

US Institute for Peace to detail Syria Report Sept. 26 Congress directed the United States Institute for Peace (USIP) to facilitate the bipartisan Syria Study Group (SSG) to examine the current state of the conflict and make recommendations on the military and diplomatic strategy of the United States going forward. To present the SSG’s final…

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