The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises, helping to restore health, safety, education, economic wellbeing, and power to people devastated by conflict and disaster. According to the IRC, Italy receives the majority of refugees and asylum seekers who reach Europe. Click here to learn about the current situation and how the IRC is helping.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is a global organization dedicated to saving lives, protecting rights and building a better future for refugees, forcibly displaced communities and stateless people. Learn about the support and assistance UNHCR is providing in Europe for refugees and asylum-seekers.
USA for UNHCR helps and protects refugees and people displaced by violence, conflict and persecution. Supporting UNHCR – the UN Refugee Agency – and its partners, the organization provides lifesaving essentials including shelter, water, food, safety and protection. Around the world, we help refugees survive, recover and build a better future.
Established in 1951, IOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. With 162 member states and offices in over 150 countries, IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all.
Save the Children gives children around the world a healthy start, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. The group invests in childhood — every day, in times of crisis and for the future.
This independent, global medical humanitarian organization provides medical aid where it’s needed most. In Italy, the group has helped migrants and refugees through medical and psychological services, shelter, food and support
European, maritime-humanitarian organization for the rescue of life in the Mediterranean. It was founded by European citizens who chartered the rescue vessel Aquarius in order to save people in distress in the Central Mediterranean.
Refugees International advocates for lifesaving assistance and protection for displaced people and promotes solutions to displacement crises around the world and increase stability before conflict spreads.
Amnesty International works to protect human rights worldwide. Learn how AI USA protects the human rights of refugees and asylum seekers by conducting research on why people flee and what they experience as they try to find safety, campaigning on behalf of these individuals to secure their safety and freedom, and mobilizing activities to change policies.
The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) provides new populations with the opportunity to achieve their full potential in the United States. Their programs provide people in need with critical resources to assist them in becoming integrated members of American society. Use the map to find resources in your area.
The Refugee Center Online uses technology to help refugees and displaced individuals build new lives in the United States. The group has three program areas - Resources, Online Classroom and Community. Welcoming Our Newest Neighbors is free online course helps individuals become more culturally competent when working, interacting, or volunteering with refugees and immigrants. Use the In Your City search tool to find resources in your area.
This independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit think tank in Washington, DC dedicated to analysis of the movement of people worldwide.
A joint initiative of HIAS, the global Jewish nonprofit that protects refugees, and Islamic Relief USA, the U.S. arm of the humanitarian assistance and advocacy organization, this project aims to provide legal services to refugees in Greece in 2018.
Reporters Without Borders, USA promotes and defends the right to inform and be informed in all five continents.