COVID-19

Refugees and COVID-19: The View From Ecuador

Sabrina Lustgarten, HIAS' country director in Ecuador, explains how the pandemic is affecting the lives of the refugees she serves.

 

2020 Year In Review: A Global Pandemic Met with Resilience

Dec 22, 2020

2020 will undoubtedly be a year that many people will want to forget. But despite the unparalleled challenges of 2020, HIAS has been able to not only pivot to online programs and services but actually extend its reach to more clients. HIAS helped more than 1.17 million people this year, the highest number in the organization’s history.

HIAS Puts Chromebooks and Computer Education In The Hands of Clients

Dec 16, 2020

COVID-19 has made computers a greater necessity for newcomers than ever before. HIAS and its local affiliates are stepping in to teach clients how to use them.

Voices from Aruba: HIAS, Clients Work Together Through Pandemic

Dec 14, 2020

HIAS established an office on the island in 2019 to help Venezuelan refugees. Now HIAS Aruba is feeling the impact of COVID-19 and pivoting to meet the need in different ways. Here are some "voices" from Aruba to explain.

16 Days Campaign Calls for Elimination of GBV

Nov 25, 2020

HIAS joins the international 16 Days of Activism campaign that begins this week, calling for the prevention and elimination of violence against women and girls.

HIAS Gets the Message Out on Mental Health

Oct 15, 2020

HIAS teams across the globe have found ways to connect with their local communities about mental health.

Refugee Resilience and Mental Health During COVID-19

There are 80 million displaced persons in the world today, more than any other time in our history.

HIAS Leaders Speak at UNHCR Forum For NGOs

Sep 29, 2020

HIAS's international program teams played a key role at the 2020 UNHCR-NGO Global Annual Consultations.

Thinking About Safety as Part of Mental Health Services in Kenya

Sep 01, 2020

HIAS Kenya is focused on getting basic necessities to clients to help them deal with mental health issues.

Sivan Carmel Discusses COVID-19

Sivan Carmel, HIAS' country director in Israel, explains how COVID-19 is affecting her work and the lives of asylum seekers.

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