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June is Refugee Awareness Month and on June 27, Global Impact partnered with our charities the International Rescue Committee, Inc. and Refugees International for an interactive webinar detailing the challenges that refugees worldwide face every day, including hunger and access to education and health care resources. With more than 100 million refugees and displaced people around the world today, this topic has never been more relevant. While the Ukraine crisis has been at the forefront of our minds, many other displaced persons hail from other countries– including Afghanistan, Ethiopia and Somalia. The number of uprooted and displaced people has increased...

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  • Title: Refugees International in the Middle East
  • Charity: Refugees International
  • Photo Credit: Refugees International

Refugees International Advocate for the Middle East meets with a displaced woman.

  • Title: Refugees International in Puerto Rico
  • Charity: Refugees International
  • Country: Puerto Rico
  • Photo Credit: Refugees International

On a trip to research climate disaster in Puerto Rico, Refugees Internationals meet with local leaders.

  • Title: Refugees International in Zimbabwe and Mozambique
  • Charity: Refugees International
  • Country: Zimbabwe
  • Photo Credit: Refugees International

A former Refugees International advocate speaks with three young men being impacted by displacement on a trip to Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

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Refugees International has advocated for the rights and safety of the Rohingya people since the 1990s. In 2020, we launched our #CallitGenocide campaign, urging the U.S. government to make a determination that the crimes the Myanmar military committed against the Rohingya people in 2017 amounted to genocide. In March of 2022, the U.S. government made this important determination. The determination bolsters international support and accountability and is a solid sign of commitment to justice for all the people who continue to face abuses by the military junta to this very day. In 2022, Refugees International also campaigned for the passage of the BURMA Act, which would enact steps to hold the Myanmar military accountable and get much-needed humanitarian aid to the region. In December 2022, thanks in part to Refugees International’s advocacy, Congress included large parts of the BURMA Act in the National Defense Authorization Act of 2022 (NDAA). Also...