Organizations Working with Refugees
Climate & Migration Coalition
The mission of the Climate & Migration Coalition is to protect the people who move due to the impact of climate change. They are concerned with the rights and welfare of anyone who moves due to the impact of climate change. They fight for humane and empowering policies to protect people who move, and for public acceptance and support.
International Organization for Migration (IOM)
Visitors address: 17 Route des Morillons, 1218 Grand-Saconnex, Switzerland
Mailing address: 17 Route des Morillons, P.O. Box 17, CH-1211 Geneva 19, Switzerland
IOM is committed to the principal that humane and orderly migration benefits migrants and society. As the leading international organization for migration, IOM acts with its partners in the international community to: 1) assist in meeting the growing operational challenges of migration management, 2) advance understanding of migration issues, 3) encourage social and economic development through migration, 4) uphold the human dignity and well-being of migrants.
International Rescue Committee
International Headquarters, 122 East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10168-1289 | 212-551-3000, fax 212-551-3179
IRC's 191 field offices in over 30 crisis-torn countries are helping communities to survive conflict and rebuild and recover from war and natural disaster. From health care to education to protection for women and girls, the IRC is there. The IRC also works in 29 cities in the United States, helping newly arrived refugees adjust to life in America and make a contribution to their new country. Hours: 9AM-6PM Mon-Fri.
Global Headquarters, 45 SW Ankeny St., Portland, OR 97204 | 800-292-3355, 503-896-5000
When disaster strikes, economies collapse or conflict erupts, Mercy Corps is there to help people survive and get back on their feet. Mercy Corps is currently working in 38 countries. Their areas of focus are Agriculture, Children and Youth, Conflict Management, Disaster Preparedness, Economic Opportunity, Education, Emergency Response, Environment, Food Security, Health, Innovation, Partnerships, Water, and Women & Gender.
Refunite: Connecting Families
Refugees United Foundation USA, 155 Montgomery Street, 12th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94104| You can reach at firstname.lastname@example.org ( we strive to reply to all requests and messages within 48 hours)
REFUNITE is a non-profit organization established by two Danish brothers, David and Christopher Mikkelsen with the stated mission to "help refugees and internally displaced persons search for their missing loved ones." REFUNITE (Refugees United) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit working to provide refugee families that have lost contact with each other during escape from conflict with an anonymous platform to reconnect. Their mission, " Everyone has the right to know where their family is."
The UN Refugee Agency
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Case Postale 2500, CH-1211 Geneve 2 Depot, Suisse |
+41 22 739 8111, fax +41 22 739 7377
UNHCR was created in 1950, during the aftermath of the Second World War, to help millions of Europeans who had fled or lost their homes. Sixty eight years later, they continue to protect and assist refugees around the world. They currently operate in 130 countries around the world. They assist in the following areas: Advocacy, Cash-Based Interventions, Education, Environment, Disasters & Climate change, Livelihoods, Public Health, Shelter, Towards a global compact on refugees, Asylum & Migration, Coordinating Assistance, Ending Statelessness, Innovation, Protection, Safeguarding individuals and Solutions.
Cultural Orientation Resource Center
4646 40th Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20016-1859
Has a variety resources including orientation videos or refugees in their languages.
National Resettlement Agencies
- Church World Service
- Ethiopian Community Development Council
- Episcopal Migration Ministries
- Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society
- International Rescue Committee
- Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service
- Refugee Council USA
- U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants
- United States Conference of Catholic Bishops/Migration and Refugee Services
- World Relief