A Jewish and an Islamic aid agency have joined forces to assist refugees in Greece. The U.S.-based HIAS and IRUSA will work together in Athens and on Lesbos
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The partnership will ensure that vulnerable refugees in Greece benefit from legal assistance, strategic litigation, and advocacy to advance refugee rights.
HIAS and Islamic Relief USA will set up centers in Athens and on the island of Lesbos.
Global Jewish nonprofit NGO HIAS and Muslim humanitarian aid NGO IRUSA have joined forces to expand legal services for refugees in Athens and Lesvos.
The following is an excerpt from an article posted in the HIAS website in Jan 2018:
“ SILVER SPRING, Md.—In 2015, Greece emerged… Continue reading...
The interfaith venture will expand legal services for the most vulnerable refugee populations in Athens and Lesvos
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?
Jordan | Middle East/North Africa
Emergency Response / Health and Nutrition
IRUSA donors are helping assist Syrian refugees and the vulnerable Jordanian host… Continue reading...
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.
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.