HIAS Aruba Opens Community Center, Fosters Local Integration

Apr 20, 2022

HIAS Aruba recently opened a community center to expand its support services to more than 5,000 refugees and migrants on the island.

Keeping the Global Response to Refugee Issues On Track

Dec 14, 2021

HIAS is participating in high-level meetings designed to monitor the international response to refugee issues.
Mia Farrow (R) and humanitarian worker Gaele Chojnowicz in Chad, 2006.

Mia Farrow Honors Humanitarian Workers Between Desert and War

Aug 19, 2021

Actress Mia Farrow recalls the dedicated humanitarian workers she met on a 2006 visit to a HIAS compound in Chad.

A High-Level Visit for HIAS Offices in Panama and Ecuador

Jun 23, 2021

UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi met with HIAS clients in Panama and Ecuador.

Despite Pandemic, Refugee Numbers Grow to Unprecedented Levels

Jun 18, 2021

UNHCR published its annual Global Trends report, which showed 82.4 million people around the world were forcibly displaced in 2020 — the largest population of forcibly displaced people in history.

HIAS and UNHCR Strengthen Long-Standing Partnership

Dec 22, 2020

The leaders of HIAS and UNHCR, the U.N. Refugee Agency, signed a memorandum of understanding that will strengthen the decades-long cooperation between the two organizations.

HIAS Ecuador Wins UN Awards

Oct 30, 2020

HIAS Ecuador was awarded by the UN for its work in gender equality programming and an agribusiness project.

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.

Today We Recognize Humanitarian Workers for All They Do

Aug 19, 2020

Each year on August 19, the United Nations honors humanitarian aid workers by celebrating World Humanitarian Day.

Number of Displaced Persons Reaches An All-Time High — Again

Jun 18, 2020

The U.N. refugee agency reported a huge surge in the number of people forcibly displaced around the world in 2019.