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World Relief Calls for Greater Strengthening of U.S. Refugee and Asylum Systems as the Refugee Ceiling Increases to 125,000 for FY2022


September 21, 2021 CONTACT:Audrey Gardenlauren.carl@pinkston.co571-405-1606 BALTIMORE – Yesterday, the Biden administration reaffirmed the president’s commitment to set the refugee ceiling for Fiscal Year 2022 at 125,000. World Relief welcomes this increase…

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World Relief, Women of Welcome and We Welcome Refugees Host Prayer & Action Town Hall Centered on Afghanistan and Haiti Response


September 3, 2021 CONTACT:Lauren Carllauren.carl@pinkston.co703-388-6734 Yesterday, World Relief joined forces with Women of Welcome and We Welcome Refugees to host a virtual Prayer and Action Town Hall, an event that…

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World Relief Reflects on the End of the 20-Year War in Afghanistan and Urges the United States and International Community to Continue to Assist and Protect Vulnerable Afghans


September 1, 2021 CONTACT:Lauren Carllauren.carl@pinkston.co703-388-6734 BALTIMORE – The Pentagon confirmed on Monday that the United States completed its withdrawal from Afghanistan, marking an end to a two-decade conflict. The longest…

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World Relief Grieves the Loss of Life at Kabul Airport and Urges Biden Administration to Ensure Continued Safe Evacuation of Vulnerable Afghans, U.S. Citizens and Green Card Holders


August 26, 2021 CONTACT:Lauren Carllauren.carl@pinkston.co703-388-6734 BALTIMORE — Today, August 26, a series of terrorist attacks near Kabul’s airport took the lives of over 60 Afghans and 12 U.S. troops. These…

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World Relief North Texas Announces New Office Director, Garrett Pearson


August 25, 2021 CONTACT:Lauren Carllauren.carl@pinkston.co703-388-6734 FORT WORTH, Texas — Today, Garrett Pearson was announced as the new office director of World Relief North Texas. Before joining World Relief North Texas,…

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World Relief Urges the Biden Administration to Evacuate U.S. Citizens, Allies and Uniquely Vulnerable Afghan Populations Before It’s Too Late


August 25, 2021 CONTACT:Lauren Carllauren.carl@pinkston.co703-388-6734 BALTIMORE – Given the president’s re-commitment today to fully drawdown U.S. troops by August 31st, World Relief remains deeply concerned about U.S. citizens, lawful permanent…

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World Relief Provides Humanitarian Aid After Haiti Earthquake Disaster, Preps for Tropical Storm Grace


August 19, 2021 CONTACT:Lauren Carllauren.carl@pinkston.co703-388-6734 BALTIMORE – On Saturday, August 14, a magnitude 7.2 earthquake hit southwest Haiti. Port-au-Prince authorities say that at least 2,189 people were killed and 12,668…

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World Relief Urges International Community to Assist and Protect Vulnerable Afghans


August 16, 2021 CONTACT:Lauren Carllauren.carl@pinkston.co703-388-6734 BALTIMORE – Following the Taliban takeover of the Afghan capital of Kabul over the weekend, World Relief is concerned about the increasing vulnerability of the…

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World Relief Triad Receives Grant From Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust for Community Health Empowerment Project


August 10, 2021 CONTACT:Audrey 405-1606 HIGHPOINT, N.C. – World Relief Triad is pleased to announce that it has received a grant from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust. With…

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World Relief Announces New Office in Western New York, Expands Services Available to Refugees in Region


July 27, 2021 CONTACT:Lauren 388-6734 ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Today, World Relief announces a new office in Rochester, New York. The new office, named World Relief Western New York, will…

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World Relief Announces New President and CEO Myal Greene


July 20, 2021 CONTACT:Lauren 388-6734 BALTIMORE — World Relief, one of the world’s leading global Christian humanitarian organizations, announced today that its board of directors has approved the appointment…

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World Relief Laments Impact of Court Decision Regarding DACA, Urges Congress to Act


July 16, 2021 CONTACT:Lauren 388-6734 BALTIMORE — Today, a federal judge in Texas issued a decision that puts the future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program…

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