The five-year long conflict in Yemen was labelled the world’s worst humanitarian crisis before the pandemic. Now, the outbreak of COVID-19 is pushing families to their breaking point.
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Six months after the first case of the novel coronavirus was confirmed in Iran, the country is experiencing a resurgence of new infections. Here, Relief International’s Iran Country Director shares how his team on the ground has been working nonstop to protect health workers, refugee families, and our staff against the virus.
While COVID-19 may be on the decline in some countries that were hit hard early on, the number of new cases is on the rise in Iran. As Iran experiences a resurgence of new cases, one Afghan refugee shares her story, and why she’s committed to fighting the virus in the country that welcomed her.
Meet some of our colleagues responding on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic and other ongoing humanitarian crises in Lebanon, South Sudan, and Afghanistan.
Relief International will virtually ring the New York Stock Exchange Opening Bell on Tuesday, August 11, to honor all those affected by the explosions in Beirut, and to express our solidarity with the people of Lebanon in the hope of a speedy recovery.
We are deeply concerned by the powerful explosion that occurred in Lebanon’s capital of Beirut on Tuesday, sending shockwaves across the city that shattered windows and rattled buildings for miles.
Relief International and other CORE Group members compiled guidance for nonprofit organizations who are designing programs and materials in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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In the midst of two consecutive major health emergencies, the province of Batangas in the Philippines is home to one of the most at-risk populations in the world. Relief International is ramping up its emergency response in the region, following the eruption of the Taal Volcano in January 2020 and the outbreak of COVID-19 only a few short weeks later.