Famine

Somalia’s Current Security and Stability Status

Somalia’s Current Security and Stability Status

On March 14, 2018, RI Senior Advocate Mark Yarnell testified before a Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee hearing on "Somalia’s Current Security and Stability Status."  Hosted by the Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health Policy, the hearing examined the security and humanitarian conditions in Somalia following the near famine in 2017. 

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The Blockade of Yemen Must End

The Blockade of Yemen Must End

Refugees International calls on the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen and on the United States government to do everything in their power to open entry points into Yemen and  facilitate the delivery of humanitarian aid.  Humanitarian aid has arguably never been more desperately needed, or more thoroughly blocked.

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Testimony by Eric Schwartz on the Four Famines

Testimony by Eric Schwartz on the Four Famines

On July 18, 2017, Refugees International President Eric Schwartz testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Multilateral International Development and Multilateral Institutions at a hearing, titled, "The Four Famines: Root Causes and a Multilateral Action Plan."  In his testimony, Schwartz focused on the factors leading to famine conditions in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan, and Nigeria.

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