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Daphne Henning

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. 
Daphne Henning

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.
Daphne Henning

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…
Daphne Henning

Haïti: une réduction des risques plus sûre et des abris plus sûrs

Ayiti: Rediksyon Risk pou Dezas ak Abri ki pi an sekirite Goudou Goudou Nou pap janm bliye, Goudou Goudou Tankou you mapou N’ap rebay lavi Rebati Pou lespwa fleri Ayiti, tankou tout lòt peyi, gen anpil danje nan anviwonman an ak dezas natirèl, tankou tranblemanntè, inondasyon, ak siklòn. Malgre ke, nou pa ka anpeche malè tankou dezas natirèl yo, nou tout ka fè yon bagay pou prepare nou pou nou…
Daphne Henning

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…
Daphne Henning

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.