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World Relief Celebrates South Sudan’s Ten Year Anniversary of Independence


July 9, 2021 CONTACT:Lauren 388-6734 BALTIMORE  – Today, World Relief celebrates the 10th anniversary of South Sudan’s independence. Throughout its first decade of freedom, South Sudan has been on…

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World Relief Commemorates World Refugee Day 2021


World Relief kicks off a series of week-long initiatives to recognize and support refugees at national and local levels to recognize World Refugee Day on June 20 June 18, 2021…

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World Relief Upstate South Carolina Announces New Office Director, Brandon Baughn


June 17, 2021 CONTACT:Lauren 388-6734 GREENVILLE, S.C. — Today, Brandon Baughn was announced as the new office director of World Relief Upstate South Carolina (SC). Before joining World Relief…

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World Relief Baltimore Unveils New Name and Status Change, Continues Commitment to Serving Immigrants in Maryland and Baltimore as a Field Office


June 3, 2021 CONTACT:Lauren 388-6734 BALTIMORE  – Today, World Relief’s Baltimore Immigration Legal Clinic revealed its new name: World Relief Baltimore Immigrant Services Office. The Legal Clinic has had…

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World Relief Southern California Announces New Office Director, Heather Kwak


June 2, 2021 CONTACT:Lauren 388-6734 GARDEN GROVE, Calif. — Today, Heather Kwak was announced as the new office director of World Relief Southern California. Heather established her career with…

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World Relief Testifies in the Senate on U.S. Refugee Policy and Hong Kong Residents


December 16, 2020 CONTACT:Lauren 388-6734 BALTIMORE  – Yesterday, Jenny Yang, Senior Vice President of Advocacy and Policy at World Relief and co-chair of the Advocacy Committee of Refugee Council USA (RCUSA) …

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World Relief Responds to Trump Administration’s Finalized Regulation to Limit Asylum


December 11, 2020 CONTACT:Lauren 388-6734 BALTIMORE  – The Trump administration announced Thursday that it has finalized a regulation that would make it increasingly difficult for individuals to claim asylum…

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World Relief Announces New Office in Ad-Damazin, Sudan


December 10, 2020 CONTACT:Lauren 388-6734 BALTIMORE – Today, World Relief announces a new office and guest house in Ad-Damazin, the capital of Blue Nile in Sudan. The new office…

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World Relief’s Efforts to Combat Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Eastern DR Congo Recently Expanded with New Funding Received from the Trust Fund for Victims


December 4, 2020 CONTACT:Lauren 388-6734 BALTIMORE – World Relief has commenced a new partnership with the Trust Fund for Victims under the International Criminal Court to provide physical rehabilitation…

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World Relief Remains Resilient in Fight Against HIV/AIDS


***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*** December 1, 2020 CONTACT:Lauren 388-6734 BALTIMORE – This World AIDS Day, World Relief renews its commitment to eradicate HIV/AIDS. At the end of 2019 there were…

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World Relief Reaches Nearly 700,000 People with COVID-19 Preventative Messaging and Assistance


***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*** November 9, 2020 CONTACT:Lauren 388-6734 BALTIMORE – To date, World Relief has reached nearly 700,00 people with messaging by staff and volunteers on preventative messaging, medical…

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World Relief Affirms Need to Pray For and Work With the President-Elect Biden on Key Humanitarian Issues Following Election


***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*** November 7, 2020 CONTACT:Lauren 388-6734 BALTIMORE – Following President-elect Joe Biden’s acceptance speech, World Relief President Scott Arbeiter and CEO Tim Breene issued the following response:…

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