Europe

One Year After the Fall of Kabul, a Look Back – and What’s Next

Aug 15, 2022

In the year since the fall of Kabul, HIAS has resettled over 4,300 Afghans through the tireless efforts of its staff, resettlement partners, and volunteers. But the work to ensure that Afghan evacuees are able to build new lives in the U.S. is not finished yet.
Cadena volunteer Josias Karmon helps load luggage onto a vehicle in front of a temporary housing center for refugees from Ukraine in Ptak Warsaw Expo ahead of their flight to Spain on May 27, 2022 in Nadaryzn, Poland.

Volunteers Come To Help Ukrainians From Far and Wide

Jul 19, 2022

Mexican volunteers from HIAS partner organization, CADENA, are helping Ukrainian refugees in Poland.

Right to Protection's Quick Pivot to a War Footing

Jun 28, 2022

“I woke up at 5:30 a.m. and started calling colleagues,” Alexander (Sasha) Galkin recalled of the first night of the war. As the director of Right to Protection (R2P) — HIAS’ long time partner in Ukraine — he had urgent priorities: ensuring the safety of R2P staff, and working out how the organization could pivot to the new emergency.

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.

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