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Girls smiling at each other

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 […]

REFUGEES INTERNATIONAL: SAFEGUARDING THE HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE IN SOMALIA

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: 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 […]