World Relief Responds to Cyclone Idai’s Impact on Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Malawi

World Relief Responds to Cyclone Idai’s Impact on Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Malawi

Cyclone Idai landed in Beira, Mozambique, last Thursday before its severe winds and flooding spread to neighboring countries of Malawi and Zimbabwe. The U.N. estimates the tropical storm has affected more than 2.6 million people across Southeastern Africa, devastating more than 1.7 million people in its path in Mozambique and over 920,000 in neighboring Malawi.

World Relief Responds to Administration’s Proposed Budget Cuts to Humanitarian Assistance Programs

World Relief Responds to Administration’s Proposed Budget Cuts to Humanitarian Assistance Programs

Yesterday, President Trump announced his proposed 2020 budget, including significant cuts to federal spending for a variety of critical humanitarian assistance programs. World Relief expresses concern over the impact that the proposed 24 percent cut to international affairs will have on programs serving the most vulnerable across the globe.

World Relief Responds to President Trump’s Declaration of a National Emergency at the Border

World Relief Responds to President Trump’s Declaration of a National Emergency at the Border

Today, President Trump declared the situation at the border a national emergency, invoking presidential emergency powers to increase border security. While appreciative of his commitment to securing the border, World Relief urges the President to pursue broad-based immigration reform in partnership with Congress.

World Relief Responds to President Trump’s State of the Union Address, Urges Comprehensive Immigration Reform

World Relief Responds to President Trump’s State of the Union Address, Urges Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Today, President Trump addressed the nation in an annual address to a joint session of Congress. Heartened by his commitment to “the security, safety and financial well-being of Americans” World Relief agrees that legal immigrants “enrich our nation and strengthen our society.”