"We left hell for heaven." Meet the Tlas family—Azzam, Nisreen, and their 4 young children. They're refugees from Syria who spent four years in Jordan before being resettled by the IRC in San Diego in November 2016. This was the first time they have been to the beach in seven years.
The IRC enrolled Azaam and Nisreen in English classes and their children in school. Azam has secured a job at... View details ⇨
"These people are on the brink of survival. Without urgent humanitarian intervention, there will be a catastrophic number of deaths."
A must-read into the famine in South Sudan, where millions are suffering: [ Bit.ly Link ]
No child should be robbed of their childhood. Today, on the International Street Children Day, experience in 360 and alongside Rashida Jones IRC's work in Lebanon to get Syrian children back in school.
Experience more from IRC & YouVisit here: [ Rescue.org Link ]
The truth behind refugee resettlement: We traced the saga of a refugee family from Syria all the way to San Diego in the U.S. Their vetting process consisted of 14 steps.
This is their story: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Amazing story! What an honor: A group of 12 children in the San Francisco Bay Area—ranging from kindergarten to high school—.participated in the first-ever 'Cooking for a Cause' and raised over $10,000 for the International Rescue Committee in Northern California. Thank you for making #RefugeesWelcome, no matter what age! [ Bit.ly Link ]