Assistant Secretary Richard announces add’l $364 million in assistance to those affected by war in Syria

Briefing on Syria Humanitarian Assistance Special Briefing Anne C. Richard Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration Washington, DC September 27, 2016 MR TONER: Hey, everyone. QUESTION: Good afternoon. MR TONER: Hey. Happy Tuesday. Welcome to the State Department. So before I get to your questions, I just – we have with us today Assistant ...
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Meet 5 U.S.-based groups helping displaced Syrians

The need is tremendous and historic. Even as the U.S. government steps up its assistance, many U.S.-based groups are providing relief to millions of Syrians forced to leave their homes since the conflict in that country began more than five years ago. Meet five U.S. nongovernmental organizations doing their part. Mercy Corps Syrian girls relax at a ...
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U.S. nearing goal of admitting 10,000 Syrian refugees

The United States is closing in on its goal of welcoming 10,000 refugees from war-torn Syria by the end of September. By Voice of America – Aug 12, 2016 President Obama set that target last September. The pace accelerated in late spring and summer as more refugees passed stringent security checks and other requirements and were cleared for admission. ...
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