25 January 2023
Filipino diaspora organizations receive Roofus Awards from the Global Shelter Cluster
The Global Shelter Cluster (GSC) has awarded Roofus Awards to two Filipino diaspora organizations, the Pilipino Senior Resource Center (PSRC) and the Purposeful Unconditional Service to Others (PUSO) Foundation.
13 January 2023
Diasporas Take the Lead in Addressing Humanitarian Gaps in COVID-19 Recovery, Reach 1.5 Million People in Lebanon, Tunisia and Zimbabwe
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has partnered with select diaspora organizations operating in Lebanon, Tunisia and Zimbabwe to implement a series of innovative projects in areas significantly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Collectively, these projects have reached upwards of 1.5 million people within the last six months.
13 October 2022
Fostering Global Diaspora Engagement in COVID-19 Response and Relief
A new initiative implemented by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Washington, DC in cooperation with the local IOM Country Offices is supporting a variety of innovative projects by six diaspora organizations in the following three countries: Lebanon, Tunisia, and Zimbabwe. The local IOM Country Offices are facilitating the projects on the ground, ensuring proper coordination…
25 February 2021
Join the Community Vaccine Townhall
Join the Haiti Renewal Alliance and IndyGeneUS for a virtual townhall event about Coronavirus 2019 (Covid-19) vaccine uptake and hesitancy. The event is on Thursday, February 25th from 18:00-20:00 EST (GMT/UTC-5), and is in honor of Black History Month. The goal of the town hall is to discuss the state of the vaccine rollout, 'debunk' Covid-19 vaccine myths, address concerns in the community…
28 January 2021
Developing a Framework for Diaspora's Engagement in Humanitarian Assistance
Diaspora organizations provide tremendous added value to humanitarian assistance. Historically, diasporas are key contributors to their countries of origin or heritage through remittances and other financial or in-kind contributions, but their involvement in humanitarian efforts mean so much more.