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Your Family is Coming: A Refugee Family’s Long Road to Reunion

June 23, 2022 |
Your Family is Coming

Every day, people leave their homes due to persecution, violence, conflict, and climate-related factors. Their journeys to safety are often marked by loss, separation, and worry for those left behind.  For ten years, Ibrahim was separated from his family. This is their story of enduring hope. It’s a beautiful example of one refugee family reunited…

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Ali’s Story: A Pharmacist Using His Skills to Give Back to Other Refugees

Ali’s Story: A Refugee Pharmacist Using His Career to Give Back to Others

May 24, 2022

In 2010, a man named Ali AlQaisi arrived to the U.S. as a refugee from Iraq. At home in Baghdad,…

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The Drivers of Mass Displacement: Ukraine and Beyond

The Drivers of Mass Displacement: Ukraine and Beyond

May 10, 2022

Nyakaar abandoned her home in South Sudan when armed conflict threatened her village. She found safety in the Bentiu Protection…

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5 Ways You Can Lead in Your Community

May 10, 2022

Creating communities of love and welcome requires all of us. We believe that we each have a part to play…

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You Can be a Leader

How You Can Lead from Where You Are

May 5, 2022

Leadership reflection from World Relief Chicagoland Executive Director Susan Sperry. At World Relief, we regularly say that we want to…

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"For All Mothers"

Reflections on Motherhood, Privilege and War

May 4, 2022

This afternoon my husband built our son a playhouse. Ten minutes was all it took to assemble the basic sand-colored…

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When Faith Leaders Join the Fight

When Faith Leaders Join the Fight

April 29, 2022

Around the world, faith leaders are often trusted, respected and influential members of society. For decades, World Relief has seen…

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