Rating: 5 stars 1 review
Location: 2001 S Street NW Suite 700 Washington DC 20009 USA
Mission: Refugees International advocates for lifesaving assistance and protection for displaced people and promotes solutions to displacement crises.
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RI ia a small independent advocacy organization that looks at both forgotten refugee and displaced persons situations as well as the most topical ones, like the Syrian refugee crises today. It brings the voices of the victims of war, discrimination, religious and ethnic persecution to US audiences and to members of the United Nations. Now over 30 years old, it has attraced a diverse and committed group of volunteers nnd professional staff to push against compassion fatigue and business as usual responses by aid organizations to higlight the protection needs of displacd families. The passion and dedication of its staff is truly amazing. Funded entirely by private funds, RI darss to speak truth to power - and has pushed the issue of the world's 12 million stateless people to the agenda of the US government and the United Nations. It is a small organization with big clout in raising the alarm for peopl at risk.
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