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World Relief Announces Opening of New Office in Whatcom County

10/15/2021

October 15, 2021 CONTACT:Lauren Carllauren.carl@pinkston.co703-388-6734 BELLINGHAM, Wash. – World Relief has announced the opening of a new office in Whatcom County, Washington, one of several new offices slated to open…

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World Relief Calls for Greater Protection For Persecuted Populations Seeking Refuge in the U.S. With Release Of Lowest Recorded Numbers of Resettled Refugees In U.S. History

10/06/2021

October 6, 2021 CONTACT:Audrey Gardenaudrey.garden@pinkston.co571-405-1606 BALTIMORE – Today,  newly released data shows that the United States resettled the lowest number of refugees in U.S. history at a total of 11,411 refugees…

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World Relief Mourns Death, Celebrates Life of Evelyn Mangham, Co-Founder of World Relief’s Refugee Resettlement Program

10/05/2021

October 5, 2021 CONTACT:Audrey Gardenaudrey.garden@pinkston.co571-405-1606 BALTIMORE – The World Relief family celebrates the life and ministry of Evelyn Mangham, who passed away today at the age of 98. Along with her…

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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

09/21/2021

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

09/03/2021

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

09/01/2021

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

08/26/2021

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 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

08/26/2021

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

08/25/2021

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

08/25/2021

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

08/20/2021

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

08/16/2021

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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