";s:4:"text";s:2699:" The organization started as an advocacy group until branching into funding local community projects around the globe.Baby kits and Health Training to new mothers in Karen state, MyanmarTraining in Human Rights, Leadership and the Environment in Karenni Camp 1, Thai-Myanmar borderKindergarten for Syrian Children in LebanonMobilising, Organising and Empowering Young Refugees in Nairobi, KenyaAddiction Prevention, Education and Training in camps on the Thai-Myanmar borderTo support projects that provide opportunities for refugees and internally displaced persons to lead an independent normal life while staying near to home and their loved ones.The approach to selecting projects emphasizes community and sustainability. WE DO NOT ACCEPT ANY GOVERNMENT OR UN FUNDING, ENSURING THE INDEPENDENCE AND CREDIBILITY OF OUR WORK.Refugees International (RI) advocates for lifesaving assistance and protection for displaced people and promotes solutions to displacement crises. We shine a light on the real problems, and make recommendations to policy makers at the highest levels that help shape the response to those in need.The world’s nearly 80 million displaced people are among the most vulnerable to the novel coronavirus.
Each year, Refugees International conducts 20 to 25 field missions to identify displaced people’s needs for basic services such as food, water, health care, housing, access to education and protection from harm. Principles and rules of international environmental law, human rights law and State responsibility can be used in an instrumental way to co-finance and support local measures. It does not accept any United Nations or government funding. As of January 2016, RIJ has supported over 830 projects in 50 countries. Refugees International is a left-of-center advocacy group that aids and protects displaced people, while recommending refugee resettlement and policies to the U.S. government, foreign governments, and the United Nations (UN).. Field-Based. Community involvement is essential to ensure that projects effectively address specific needs of each community.Refugees International Japan (RIJ) provides funding to community-based groups run by those displaced in cooperation with the host community. Some notable board members include Queen Noor and Matt Dillonas well as past … History.