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World Refugee Day: changing lives
CWS resettled 1 in 10 refugees in the U.S. in the last fiscal year. Erol Kekic, director of CWS's Immigration and Refugee Program, explains why this work is critical. Watch on YouTube.

Child survival, maternal health and nutrition
In a blog for the Huffington Post, CWS Executive Director and CEO John L. McCullough notes that providing nutritional assistance to young children, impoverished people and disaster survivors is an integral part of creating lasting food security – and an act of faith.

Making refugees feel welcome
At CWS’s annual refugee resettlement conference, participants learned that simple neighborliness helps refugees form connections that enable them to become self-sufficient.

A plea for the women of Bara
Extreme heat. Severe overcrowding. Limited water supplies. Not enough food. Combined, they create a perfect nightmare for Sabia and others displaced from Bara, a conflict-torn area of Pakistan.

Radiation still hazardous in Miyagi and Fukushima prefectures
More than one year after the nuclear disaster in Japan, CWS partners in Japan’s coastal area are relocating children to lower-radiation areas to allow their bodies to recover from exposure in Fukushima.

JUNE 2012


Mother with her child in Kenya
Kenya, Annie Griffiths for CWS
Assisting refugees
CWS helps thousands find the path to a new life. You can help.

Rwanda journals
Check out the blogs of two University of Notre Dame students – Caroline Kuse and Tate Ryan-Mosley – who are working with the CWS-supported Giving Hope program this summer. And share our Giving Hope story – you can help us win a CLASSY award!

Woman and children at pre-school
Fighting poverty in Serbia
See how CWS tackles both poverty and prejudice at a pre-school in Smederevo.
Watch here.

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