Darfuri Refugees

I Am Leaving, But My Heart Stays With HIAS

Nov 05, 2019

Joyce Kanja left HIAS earlier this year after working as the Chad country director for 11 years.

Darfuris in Israel Are Grateful, But Challenges Continue

Oct 10, 2018

These African asylum seekers are grateful, but still face challenges in Israel.

Refugees in Chad are Making the Desert Bloom

Jun 04, 2018

“I am able to cover my family’s basic needs and share my produce with my close ones, just like the old times in Sudan.”

Permagardening in Chad Boosts Livelihoods For Refugees

Aug 17, 2017

With funds from Jewish World Watch, HIAS Chad has begun implementing a highly innovative and cost-effective initiative to help refugees grow food year-around.
A woman collects the rations meant to last her family of eleven for a full month. Djabal refugee camp, Chad.

Slow Motion Crisis: Chad’s Forgotten Refugees

Mar 03, 2016

Chad is currently home to nearly half a million refugees and asylum seekers. Many have lived as refugees for over a decade, and it is uncertain when or if they will ever be able to return home. As funds continue to be stretched thin in 2016, the World Food Program was forced to scale back its food assistance to refugees there.

Video: Winnie Gacheru on HIAS' Work in Kenya

Oct 21, 2015

Winnie Gacheru, director of psychosocial programs at HIAS Kenya, describes working with some of the world's most vulnerable refugees in this short video.

Refugee Crisis Needs an Extraordinary Response

Apr 23, 2015

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees is urging the West to do more to alleviate the largest refugee crisis since World War II. HIAS agrees. These are extraordinary times, and the West needs an extraordinary response.

Meet the Refugee Inspiring Me to Live Below the Line

Mar 26, 2014

I know we haven’t met, but I hope you’ll join me in a campaign to change the world.

Speeding Relocation of Darfur Refugees Away from Chad Border

Jun 21, 2013

As the quickly approaching rainy season promises devastating flooding, HIAS is on the ground at Goz Amir Camp in southeastern Chad aiding Sudanese refugees relocating from camps on the Sudan–Chad–Central African Republic border.