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The Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration provides aid and sustainable solutions for refugees, victims of conflict and stateless people around the world, through repatriation, local integration, and resettlement in the United States. PRM also promotes the United States' population and migration policies. More about PRM»


World Refugee Day

Date: 06/21/2016 Description: Kerry/Jolie - State Dept Image

Secretary Kerry (June 20): "We are facing a world with about 65 million refugees today. … And with conflicts raging in places like Syria, Afghanistan, Yemen, Libya … there are more people seeking refuge, seeking shelter, seeking a future." Full Text»
 


Syrian Refugee Response

The United States remains committed to helping the innocent children, women, and men affected by the ongoing conflict in Syria. Read about what the U.S. is doing and how you can help. More»


Assistance for the People of South Sudan

Apr. 27: The U.S. has announced more than $86 million in additional humanitarian assistance to help conflict-affected people in South Sudan, as well as South Sudanese refugees in the region. More»


Lake Chad Basin Humanitarian Response

Apr. 19: The U.S. has announced nearly $40 million in new humanitarian assistance to support people whose lives have been affected by Boko Haram violence, bringing the U.S. total in FY 2015 and FY 2016 to more than $237 million. More»


Assistance for Malian Regional Crisis

Apr. 17: The U.S. has announced nearly $29 million in new humanitarian assistance to benefit Malians uprooted by the conflict that broke out there in 2012, bringing the U.S. total for the crisis in FY 2015 and FY 2016 to more than $105 million. More»


World Bank's New Financing Initiative

Apr. 15: The U.S. has announced $25 million in intended funding for the World Bank's new financing initiative that aims to assist MENA countries affected by the Syrian refugee crisis, conflict, and economic instability. Media Note» Deputy Secretary's Remarks»


2016 Global Appeal for UNHCR

Apr. 14: The U.S. announces an initial contribution of nearly $421 million of humanitarian assistance toward the 2016 global appeal for UNHCR. This year's initial contribution will support UNHCR efforts worldwide. More»


New Humanitarian Assistance for Iraq

Apr. 8: The U.S. is providing nearly $155 million in additional humanitarian assistance to displaced and conflict-affected Iraqis within Iraq and throughout the region who are in urgent need of support. Media Note» Secretary's Remarks»


Support for Syrian Refugees

Mar. 30: At a meeting convened by UNHCR on "Global Responsibility Sharing through Pathways for Admission of Syrian Refugees," the U.S. announced additional steps it is taking to help Syrian refugees. More»


Assistance for Europe Refugee and Migration Crisis

Mar. 28: The U.S. has announced $20 million to support efforts by UNHCR, UNFPA, and the IFRC for increased protection, shelter, and other lifesaving assistance throughout Europe. More»


Humanitarian Assistance for Burundi Crisis

Mar. 10: The U.S. has announced more than $31 million in additional life-saving humanitarian assistance for refugees from Burundi, Congolese refugees living in Burundi, and others in Burundi who are food insecure. More»


Humanitarian Diplomacy - Refugee Coordinators in Action

Refugee Coordinators are part of the State Department's Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM), which works with UN and NGO partners to provide aid and sustainable solutions for refugees, victims of conflict and stateless people around the world. Video»



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