Battered by an average of 20 typhoons a year, Filipino communities need to stay constantly prepared. Relief International provides training to local communities and governments to reduce risks during these natural disasters.
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U.N. Refugee Agency
In late 2011, clashes in Sudan’s Blue Nile State forced tens of thousands of people to flee across the border to Maban County in South Sudan. Approximately 150,000 refugees now live in this region in four camps – Batil, Doro, Gendrassa, and Kaya – and face a precarious socioeconomic situation.
U.S. Department of State
The United Nations reports that there has been a steady increase in the number of global trafficking cases since 2010. From 2015 to 2018, Relief International implemented an anti-human trafficking program in ten high-risk neighborhoods in Bangladesh.
This case study outlines the USAID and European Commission-funded program aimed to reduce poverty and preserve biodiversity on the Mindanao and Palawan islands of the Philippines.
European Commission Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations
Relief International is the only international non-profit organization providing healthcare to displaced families cut off from services in Anbar Province, including Syrian refugees crossing the border.
Throughout Somalia, violence and extreme poverty have left deep scars, forcing many families to keep girls at home instead of in school. In response, Relief International has implemented the Educate Girls, End Poverty program, providing Somali girls with the opportunity to receive an education and break the cycle of chronic poverty.
In 2017, monsoon rains triggered floods and landslides across South Asia, killing dozens of people and leaving hundreds of thousands in need of humanitarian aid.