HIAS Ecuador Responds to Border Emergency

Aug 28, 2019

HIAS Ecuador worked around the clock over the past several days to assist Venezuelans who were streaming into the country, crossing the border before they felt it might be too late.

Celebrating World Refugee Day 2019

Jun 24, 2019

On World Refugee Day all over the world, HIAS and its supporters took part in celebrations of refugees.

Volunteer Spotlight: Teaching English and So Much More

Mar 22, 2019

Neal Smith, a HIAS volunteer, uses his English skills to support refugee clients.

HIAS Active in 16 Days Campaign to End Gender-Based Violence

Dec 14, 2018

HIAS joins in the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, the international campaign to stop violence against women and girls.

Dispatch from Colombia: One Million Venezuelans Need Help

Nov 29, 2018

Last month HIAS went on a fact-finding mission to assess the needs of Venezuelans in Colombia.

Stories of Survival: Pedro and His Wife Find a New Life in Venezuela

Jun 26, 2016

“Because of the United Nations Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture, since 2007 HIAS Venezuela has been able to assist more than 500 victims of torture and their families, including Pedro,” said Isabel Altuve, Interim Director of HIAS Venezuela.

Photos: See How Refugees Around the World Celebrate World Refugee Day

Jun 23, 2016

On June 20, 2016, World Refugee Day celebrations around the world honored the bravery and perseverance of the millions of men, women and children who are refugees today—and also provided an opportunity for refugees themselves to have a bit of fun.
Child Health Day at HIAS' Guasdualito Office, in Venezuela

HIAS Provides Disaster Relief in Venezuela [Slideshow]

Oct 29, 2015

“The mothers kept telling us how thankful they were," a HIAS staffer said. “They were really grateful that their children were able to receive high quality care, and that they were not discriminated against for being refugees.”
Flooding in Guasdualito, Venezuela.

Update from the Field: Flooding in Venezuela

Jul 13, 2015

More than two weeks of heavy rain this month has caused the worst flooding in 20 years in Apure State, Venezuela, stranding many without clean drinking water, food or electricity.