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From Turkana County, Kenya—a remote and often forgotten region of Eastern Africa near the border of Ethiopia—CEO of World Relief, Tim Breene, has spent the last week meeting with local churches, pastors, government officials, and World Relief humanitarian workers to personally assess the dire situation on the ground.Read More
At a time of growing international humanitarian crises, it is important now more than ever, for the U.S. to continue its moral leadership in caring for the most vulnerable.
In Honor of International Women’s Day, World Relief Unveils “Proverbs 31” Video As Part of Organization’s Thank God for Women Campaign
Beginning March 1st, global humanitarian relief and development organization, World Relief, began the roll out of the Thank God for Women campaign which focuses on empowering women and elevating their invaluable contribution in transforming families, communities, and cultures around the world.Read More
World Relief expresses ongoing concern at the Trump Administration’s decision to maintain a 120-day moratorium on the Refugee Admissions Program, excluding refugees from many of the world’s most vulnerable populations.Read More
Global humanitarian relief and development organization, World Relief, is starting 2017 with a focus on empowering women and elevating their invaluable contribution in transforming families, communities, and cultures around the world.Read More
World Relief Announces the Layoff of 140+ Staff and Closure of Five Local Offices Due to the Trump Administration’s Reduction in Refugee Resettlements in the U.S.
As a direct result of the recent decision by the Trump Administration to dramatically reduce the number of refugees resettled in the U.S. throughout fiscal year 2017, World Relief has been forced to make the difficult decision to layoff 140+ staff members across its U.S. Ministry and close local offices in Boise, Idaho; Columbus, Ohio; Miami, Florida; Nashville, Tennessee; and Glen Burnie, Maryland.Read More
We are heartened by this ruling as it keeps open a lifeline for so many refugees already feeling traumatized and unwelcome. So many families, already separated for long periods by terror, war and persecution can now continue the process of being reunited.Read More
Evangelical Leaders from All 50 States Urge President Trump to Reconsider Reduction in Refugee Resettlement
As Refugee-Related Executive Order Makes Its Way Through the Courts, Top Evangelicals Speak Up via Full-Page Ad in Today’s Washington PostRead More
We have recently been both praised and criticized for taking a public stand regarding the executive order on immigrants and refugees. Our critics have quite reasonably asked us why we would take a policy stand on this issue. Following is our view on how we use our voice on behalf of those we serve.Read More
World Relief Vice President of Advocacy and Policy, Jenny Yang, releases the following statement commending the reintroduction of the Iraq and Syria Genocide Emergency Relief and Accountability Act (H.R. 390) co-sponsored by Reps. Smith and Eshoo:Read More