Emergency Response

After Moria Disaster, What Comes Next?

Sep 18, 2020

The destruction of Europe's largest refugee camp has left 10,000 refugees and asylum seekers homeless and with little information about where they are headed next.

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.

Taking the Lead in Emergency Assistance

Jul 07, 2020

HIAS has rapidly created systems to protect refugees facing emergencies and to deliver aid to them during the pandemic.

New HIAS Report Examines Refugee Lives Upended By COVID-19

Jun 24, 2020

The assessment of refugees' and asylum seekers' needs during the pandemic is shaping HIAS' worldwide response efforts.

Opinion: Local and Faithful — How a Global Refugee Agency Can Be Effective

Jun 22, 2020

Humanitarian organizations should champion local civil society and faith leaders in local communities, says HIAS' Senior Vice President, Programs Raphael Marcus.

LISTEN: CFR Discussion on How COVID-19 is Affecting Refugees

Apr 30, 2020

The Council on Foreign Relations interviews HIAS' VP of International Programs Rachel Levitan.

Things to Know About Refugees and COVID-19

Apr 14, 2020

Some important things to keep in mind about refugees and COVID-19.

Ensuring Refugees’ Basic Needs During Pandemic

Apr 01, 2020

HIAS is assisting many people in crisis and adversely affected by COVID-19: they need to purchase basic needs and buy goods to help prevent the spread of the virus, and have access to food and shelter.

Emergency in Sudan Prompts Rapid Response by HIAS Chad

Mar 02, 2020

HIAS Chad provided emergency response aid when 16,000 refugees poured over the border due to renewed inter-ethnic violence.