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REFUGEES INTERNATIONAL: Advocacy for Rohingya Refugees

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 […]

Championing refugees with new and innovative resources

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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 […]

Get a better understanding of refugees around the world… in only 15 minutes

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The crisis in Ukraine has understandably been top of mind for all of us these last few months. There has been record-breaking fundraising to support the people of Ukraine (including over $1.5 million raised here at Global Impact) and it’s deeply moving to witness this swell in support. Certainly, other refugee crises have captured the […]


In the summer of 2019, Refugees International learned of a Kenyan government proposal at the United Nations that would have effectively crippled the international humanitarian effort in Somalia and put hundreds of thousands of lives at risk. In particular, the Kenyan proposal—focused on the militant group al Shabaab—would have replaced an already-effective sanctions regime that […]

Refugees International – opportunity in the face of opposition

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Worldwide, 70.8 million people have been displaced by war, conflict and persecution. Millions more are displaced by climate-related events. For reasons outside of their control, these individuals are forced to leave their homes in order to survive; these people are termed refugees and forced migrants. But they are much more than these words – before […]

REFUGEES INTERNATIONAL: Protecting Civilians in South Sudan

“We only need peace,” Regina Emilio, a 59-year-old grandmother, told Refugees International (RI) outside her shelter in Wau, South Sudan. She is one of more than four million South Sudanese forced to flee their homes since civil war broke out in December 2013, just two years after the nation gained independence. Today, Regina is one […]