“What a Relief Podcast” 71 : A Little More Refuge for Refugees

“What a Relief Podcast” 71 : A Little More Refuge for Refugees

When a refugee family arrives in the United States, how much support do they really have? How much time ticks away before they need to figure out how to survive alone, and what hurdles do they have to overcome?

Healing Hidden Wounds: Psychosocial Support in Lebanon

Healing Hidden Wounds: Psychosocial Support in Lebanon

Millions of children are growing up in the chaos of war. Relief organizations rush to send aid in the form of urgent food, medicine, and shelter, but so often neglected is a less obvious form of relief. With war, comes unimaginable psychological trauma that is harder to see and thus, easier to miss.

Islamic Relief USA Shares Meat on Eid — A Special Treat in the Fight Against Hunger

Islamic Relief USA Shares Meat on Eid — A Special Treat in the Fight Against Hunger

Em Abdo and her children were spending Eid amid dust and trees in a Syrian camp for displaced families. Gone were the days when she could buy them new clothes for Eid and take them somewhere fun. It didn’t feel much like a holiday.
There was only one thing that made it feel like Eid, and that was cooking meat for her children.

“What A Relief” Podcast 65: Working Together for a Better Future in the West Bank

“What A Relief” Podcast 65: Working Together for a Better Future in the West Bank

This week B.C. & Mordant welcome Scott, Director of UNRWA Operations in the West Bank as he takes listeners inside his role serving Palestinian refugees.

Riding for Refugees: Cyclist is inspired by grandfather’s journey

Riding for Refugees: Cyclist is inspired by grandfather’s journey

Zaki Hadrami’s upcoming 100-mile bike rides benefiting refugees sound daunting—until he starts talking about the journeys the refugees and migrants themselves take. Like his grandfather. That puts it all in perspective.
Zaki’s grandfather’s journey started at age 10 in his native Yemen. The little boy’s father had gone to live in Indonesia, and he sent for his son. The 10-year-old headed out alone with enough money to get him to the border with Saudi Arabia, where he had to work selling gas for a year before he could travel to Indonesia to look for his father.

“What A Relief” Podcast 61: #Cycle4Refugees

“What A Relief” Podcast 61: #Cycle4Refugees

B.C. Dodge & R. Mordant Mahon talk to Zaki Hadrami about bicycling 100 miles for refugees in this episode of “What a Relief!” — IRUSA’s official podcast.