Refugees International advocates for lifesaving assistance and protection for displaced people and promotes solutions to displacement crises.
Refugee crises left unattended threaten stability around the world. There are 41.9 million refugees and internally displaced people and 12 million stateless people living in limbo without citizenship rights. People forced from their homes by conflict are among the world’s most vulnerable and they all have individual stories of loss, heartache and survival.
Timely responses to refugee crises can increase stability in a region before the conflict spreads across borders. Due to RI’s efforts, abandoned refugees receive food, medicine and education; displaced families return home; peacekeepers are sent to protect displaced people from harm; and stateless people obtain legal status.