Jordan and Lebanon have opened their doors to Syrians fleeing conflict in their home country, and USAID is helping these generous neighbors of Syria manage the added needs for housing, education and other vital services.
Tag archives for Refugees
Beyond News and Numbers: Who are Refugees?
On the occasion of World Refugee Day we honor the strength and resilience of the more than 60 million people around the world who have fled war, persecution, and human rights abuses.
South Sudan’s People Deserve Peace
As leaders of U.S. humanitarian efforts, we contend with a long list of global disasters, conflicts and disease outbreaks. Yet none fills us with as much frustration and despair as the crisis in South Sudan. Why? Because this crisis should never have happened.
Assistance Supports Dignity for Syrian Refugees, Markets for Jordan
Despite a strong desire to help, Jordanians are understandably concerned about the resources required to support their needs.
Supporting Syrian Refugees in Turkey
Humanitarian Advisor to the U.S. Mission to Turkey shares her first week in southeastern Turkey. Read more >>
Troubling Trend: IDP Numbers Due to Conflict, Violence at All-Time High
New numbers released by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) show a troubling increase in the number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) around the world. Today, 28.8 million people are displaced within their home countries due to conflict and violence—the highest number ever recorded by the IDMC. This is due in large part to the […]
Saving a Leg and a Life in Rif Damascus
Hajji Rajaa, from Syria, is thankful for the life-saving care she received at a USAID-funded medical clinic.
Assistant Secretary Anne Richard and Assistant Administrator Nancy Lindborg Meet With Syrian Refugees
Assistant Secretary Anne Richards and Assistant Administrator Nancy Lindborg met with Turkish partners and assistance providers to discuss the needs of Syrian refugees and ongoing humanitarian assistance efforts. Read more >>
Videos of the Week: U.S. Delegation Visits Syrian Refugees at Camp Islahiye, Turkey
On January 24, 2013, U.S. Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford, Assistant Secretary for Population, Refugees, and Migration Anne C. Richard, and USAID Assistant Administrator for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance Nancy Lindborg visited Syrian refugees in Turkey. Read more >>
Photo of the Week: Administrator Shah Travels to Turkey to Visit Syrian Refugees
This week, USAID Administrator Shah traveled to Turkey where he met with senior officials to discuss the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Syria and assistance for those affected by the crisis. While in Turkey, Administrator Shah met with senior Turkish Officials at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Prime Minister’s Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD) along with […]