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Press Releases

2008
--12/30/08  The United States Contributes $85 Million for Humanitarian Assistance to Palestinian Refugees
--11/19/08  U.S. Support to Afghan Refugees and Returnees
--10/03/08  State Department Makes Record Contribution to Refugees and Victims of Conflict in Fiscal Year 2008
--10/02/08  U.S. Government Reaches Record for Iraqi Refugee Admissions and Humanitarian Assistance in Fiscal Year 2008
--09/26/08  United States Contributes Nearly $28 Million to Relief Effort for Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon
--08/25/08  Attacks on Kalma Camp, Darfur
--06/27/08  Fiscal Year 2008 Funding For The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
--06/18/08  Ambassador William L. Swing Elected Director General of The International Organization for Migration
--04/11/08  U. S. Humanitarian Assistance for Refugees and Internally Displaced Iraqis
--03/17/08  U.S. Contributes $138 Million to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
--03/04/08  The United States Government's Contribution to UNRWA's 2008 General Fund and Emergency Appeal
--02/25/08  United States Humanitarian Assistance for Displaced Iraqis
--01/17/08  U.S. Contributes $20 million to the Joint United Nations Appeal for Iraqi Refugee Health Programs

2007
--12/03/07  Assistant Secretary Ellen R. Sauerbrey Traveling to Louisville, Kentucky
--11/28/07  Senior Advisors on Iraqi Refugee Issues from State and DHS to Brief Press on New Developments in Assistance and Admissions
--11/23/07  U.S. Delegation Attending 30th International Conference of the Red Cross and Red Crescent in Geneva
--10/26/07  Assistant Secretary Ellen R. Sauerbrey Traveling to Nepal, Bhutan and India
--10/11/07  Assistant Secretary Ellen R. Sauerbrey to Travel to Boise, Idaho
--10/05/07  The United States Humanitarian Assistance for Displaced Iraqis
--09/19/07  New Senior Coordinator for Iraqi Refugee Issues
--09/18/07  Processing Of Iraqi Refugees For Resettlement (Taken Question)
--08/28/07  The United States Government Contributing $30 Million to the UNHCR/UNICEF Joint Appeal to Provide Educational Opportunities for Iraqi Children in Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, and Egypt
--08/21/07  Assistant Secretary Ellen R. Sauerbrey Traveling to Turkey and Jordan
--07/27/07  UNHCR/UNICEF Joint Appeal: Providing Educational Opportunities to Iraqi Children in Host Countries
--07/12/07  U.S. Contributes Additional $19 million to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees for Iraq Refugee Programs
--07/05/07  Ambassador Swing Is U.S. Nominee for Director General of the International Organization for Migration
--06/18/07  Assistant Secretary Ellen Sauerbrey Chairing Refugee Roundtable at George Washington University on World Refugee Day
--06/18/07  Assistant Secretary Ellen Sauerbrey To Address Women's Foreign Policy Group on World Refugee Day
--06/18/07  State Department's Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration to Launch an International Fund for Refugee Women and Children
--06/13/07  State Department to Mark World Refugee Day
--06/11/07  Hmong Deportations from Thailand
--06/05/07  The United States Government's Contribution to UNRWA Flash Appeal for Emergency Needs of Palestinian Refugees in North Lebanon
--05/11/07  Additional United States Contribution to Refugees and Conflict Victims in Africa, the West Bank and Gaza
--04/25/07  United States Chairs Regional Conference on Migration
--04/16/07  Under Secretary Paula Dobriansky Leads Senior Level Delegation To UNHCR Conference in Geneva, Switzerland April 17-18
--03/09/07  Assistant Secretary Ellen R. Sauerbrey to Travel to Egypt, Syria, and Jordan
--02/14/07  Briefing With United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres, and Assistant Secretary for Population, Refugees, and Migration Ellen Sauerbrey; Paula J. Dobriansky, Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs; Washington, DC
--02/13/07  Special Press Briefing on Iraqi Refugees and Displaced Persons
--02/05/07  Secretary of State Establishes New Iraq Refugee and Internally Displaced Persons Task Force
--01/24/07  Assistant Secretary of State Ellen Sauerbrey to Speak on the U.S. Role in the Protection of Refugee and Displaced Women and Girls
--01/11/07  Assistant Secretary of State Ellen Sauerbrey to Speak at Georgetown University on the U.S. Response to the Needs of Refugees and Migrants

2006
--11/27/06  Assistant Secretary Ellen R. Sauerbrey in Geneva for IOM Council Meeting and to Launch Counter-Trafficking Training Modules
--11/16/06  President's Special Envoy to the Sudan Andrew Natsios Issues Statement On "The Conclusions of the High Level Consultation on the Situation in Darfur"
--11/16/06  The Department of State Issues 2007 Guidelines for Submission of Proposals from Non-Governmental Organizations for Assistance to Burmese Refugees in Thailand
--10/27/06  Assistant Secretary Ellen R. Sauerbrey to Travel to Colombia
--10/19/06  The Department of State Decides Material Support Inapplicable to Chin Refugees from Burma
--09/22/06  On-the-Record Briefing With Special Envoy for Sudan Andrew S. Natsios and Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Jendayi Frazer After the Foreign Ministers Meeting on Sudan
--09/01/06  US Donation Stems Cuts in Refugee Rations Worldwide
--08/30/06  The Department of State Decides Material Support Inapplicable to Second Group of Karen Refugees in Thailand
--08/29/06  UNHCR Chief Urges Rich Countries to Open Doors Wider to Refugees
--08/25/06  UN Refugee Chief Set to Visit Camp of Myanmar Refugees in Thailand
--08/24/06  Additional United States Contribution to Refugees, Internally Displaced Persons and Other Conflict Victims in Lebanon and Neighboring Countries
--08/17/06  Assistant Secretary Ellen R. Sauerbrey to Travel to Malaysia, Bangladesh, and Thailand
--08/02/06  Lebanon Situation Update
--07/24/06  Humanitarian Assistance to the Lebanese People
--05/23/06  Tanzania: Agreement Signed on Trafficking in Persons
--05/05/06  Secretary Decides Material Support Bar Inapplicable To Ethnic Karen Refugees in Tham Hin Camp, Thailand
--05/05/06  U.S. Contributes $40 Million to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
--02/08/06  U.S. Contributes $203.8 Million to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

2005
--07/20/05  Forced Return of Montagnard Asylum Seekers
--06/24/05  UNFPA China Program
--06/20/05  World Refugee Day
--06/14/05  Involuntary Repatriation of Rwandan Refugees
--05/25/05  U.S. Welcomes the Appointment of New UN High Commissioner for Refugees
--05/03/05  U.S. Contributes Additional $72.5 Million to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
--04/27/05  United States Support for Angolan Repatriation
--04/20/05  Hmong Refugee Resettlement
--03/22/05  U.S. Contributes $107 Million to the International Committee of the Red Cross
--03/16/05  United States Assistance for Sudanese Refugees in Chad
--03/03/05  U.S. Contribution to Afghanistan Winter Emergency Needs
--01/31/05  U.S. Contributes $125 Million to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees
--01/28/05  Enhanced Medical Screening for Hmong Refugees

2004
--12/14/04  United States-Japan Bilateral Partnership on Humanitarian Assistance
--10/04/04  Refugee Admissions for Fiscal Year 2004
--10/04/04  United States Assistance to Sudanese Refugees in Chad
--09/29/04  Martin Report Assessing U.S. Refugee Admissions Program Is Now Available
--09/22/04  Travel to Chad and Sudan by Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration Arthur E. Dewey
--07/16/04  FY 2004 Funding for the UN Population Fund (UNFPA)
--07/16/04  United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
--05/18/04  U.S. Contributes an Additional $88.3 Million to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
--05/10/04  Hazel Reitz to be Honored for Leadership in Protection of Refugee Women and Children
--03/12/04  The U.S. Contributes an Additional $58.9 Million to the United Nations High Commissioner For Refugees
--01/23/04  Status Of $34 Million Appropriated For United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

2003
--12/30/03  U.S. Contributes an Initial $75 Million to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees
--09/30/03  U.S. Contributes $13 million to UN High Commissioner for Refugees
--09/16/03  U.S. Contributes $13 Million to International Committee of the Red Cross
--08/21/03  U.S. Provides Additional $9.5 million to Assist Afghan Refugees and Returnees
--08/20/03  U.S. Contributes $62 Million to International Committee of the Red Cross
--08/07/03  U.S. Response to Humanitarian Needs in Liberia
--06/20/03  World Refugee Day
--06/19/03  Deputy Secretary of State Richard L. Armitage Attends World Refugee Day Commemoration
--05/22/03  U.S. Contributes Additional $67 Million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East
--05/21/03  U.S. Contributes Additional $85 Million to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
--04/30/03  U.S. Contributes an Additional $10 Million to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
--04/21/03  U.S. Contributes $36.93 Million to International Committee of the Red Cross
--04/02/03  Briefing on Humanitarian Assistance for Iraq on Wednesday, April 2
--03/29/03  U.S. Contributes Additional $21 Million to International Organizations for Humanitarian Relief Operations Related to Iraq Crisis
--03/25/03  Special Briefing on Humanitarian Relief and Reconstruction Efforts for Iraq 3:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 25, 2003
--03/14/03  U.S. Contributes $9.27 Million to International Committee of the Red Cross
--03/13/03  U.S. Provides an Additional $10 Million to Feed Refugees in Africa

2002
--11/07/02  U.S. International Population Policy
--09/01/02  PRM Response to the Congressional Earmark: Combating Gender-Based Violence (GBV) FY 2002
--08/28/02  Special Press Briefing on Reconstruction and Humanitarian Efforts in Afghanistan
--07/22/02  FY 2002 Funding for the UN Population Fund
--07/22/02  FY 2002 Funding for the UN Population Fund (UNFPA)
--05/06/02  UN High Commissioner for Refugees Visits Washington
--04/13/02  Humanitarian Assistance to Palestinian People; Secretary Colin L. Powell; Jerusalem
--04/03/02  U.S. Contributes $22.5 Million to International Organizations to Assist with the Recovery of Afghanistan
--03/21/02  Vietnamese Montagnard Refugees in Cambodia
--02/22/02  Statement of Concern Regarding Vietnamese Montagnard Refugees in Cambodia
--02/20/02  U.S. Contributes $125 Million to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
--01/18/02  Afghanistan: U.S. Contributes Additional $19,125,000
--01/02/02  Special Press Briefing on Humanitarian Assistance to Afghanistan

2001
--11/14/01  U.S. Contributes Additional $4 Million Humanitarian Crisis in Afghanistan
--09/18/01  UN High Commissioner for Refugees' Visit to Washington, D.C.
--06/27/01  U.S. Contributes An Additional $11.61 Million to Feed Refugees
--06/22/01  U.S. -Mexico Migration Talks And Plan of Action for Cooperation on Border Safety
--06/20/01  World Refugee Day
--05/24/01  Mexico: Migrant Deaths (Taken Question)
--05/24/01  Joint Statement by the Governments of the United States and Mexico on the Deaths of Fourteen Migrants in the Arizona Desert
--04/12/01  Processing of Refugees in Cambodia
--04/11/01  U.S. Contributes an Additional $26 Million to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
--04/04/01  Joint Statement of the US-Mexico High Level Working Group on Migration
--02/01/01  $10 Million Toward Refugee Emergency in Congo

  
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