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Ukraine at Risk and in Need

The international community has provided an unprecedented level of support to people fleeing Ukraine, but despite this response, vulnerable populations are at risk.

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At Risk and in Need

Jun 08, 2022

The international community has provided an unprecedented level of support to people fleeing Ukraine, but despite this response, vulnerable populations are at risk. This HIAS policy brief examines the serious protection risks that certain groups are experiencing and recommendations to address these gaps.

Global Humanitarian Community Failing Ukrainian Women and Girls

May 26, 2022

The global humanitarian community is failing women and girls displaced by the Russia-Ukraine war who continue to face a dire and deteriorating situation inside Ukraine and across the region, a new report shows.

Waiting for the Sky to Close

May 25, 2022

As part of a partnership with HIAS, VOICE conducted a four-week rapid assessment of Ukraine and five bordering countries to assess the needs of women and girls affected by the war and the needs of WROs and groups responding to the emergency.

How HIAS Gets Vital Cash To Displaced Ukrainians

May 18, 2022

To help meet urgent needs for food, shelter, and money exacerbated by lost jobs and livelihoods, HIAS partner R2P launched a direct Cash Assistance Program for internally displaced persons.

This Passover, European Jews Step up to Welcome Refugees

Apr 13, 2022

People in countries neighboring Ukraine along with Western European Jewish groups are preparing to welcome refugees into their own communities.

Across Europe, HIAS Responds to Many Needs of Ukraine Refugees

Apr 01, 2022

HIAS is helping with the immediate needs of both internally displaced persons inside Ukraine and refugees in the bordering countries of Poland, Romania, Slovakia, and Moldova where more than four million have fled.

Hope and Questions as U.S. Pledges to Resettle 100,000 from Ukraine

Mar 31, 2022

While the Biden administration’s March 24 pledge to welcome Ukrainians is encouraging news for refugees and advocates alike, the announcement leaves many questions unanswered.
A woman holds a sign as demonstrators rally in support of Ukraine in Times Square, New York, on March 12, 2022.

Renewal of Lautenberg Amendment Brings Hope for Ukrainian Family Reunification

Mar 18, 2022

The Lautenberg Amendment, renewed as part of a federal spending bill signed March 15, provides a pathway for members of historically persecuted religious groups from the Former Soviet Union to reunite with family in the U.S.

BRIEFING CALL: The Humanitarian Response in Ukraine

Mar 10, 2022

On March 9, HIAS hosted a briefing call covering the crisis in Ukraine. Senior HIAS staff, including those just returned from the region, outlined HIAS’ ongoing humanitarian response, how individuals could help, and the U.S. government’s next steps to assist those displaced by the crisis.

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