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How to help refugees in New Westminster
Posted On:
March 10, 2016

Residents can spread awareness of how to help refugees locally with handout (PDF) below.

Refugee Resettlement - How can you make a difference?

If you would like to support or donate, the following list includes both international and local organizations that are providing supplies and services to Syrian refugees.

UNICEF Canada - The United Nations Children's Fund is a child-focused humanitarian organization operating in 192 countries, including Syria.

Oxfam - Oxfam is an international confederation of 17 organizations working around the world to find solutions to poverty and support human rights.

Doctors Without Borders - Doctors Without Borders, or Médecins Sans Frontières, operates medical facilities inside Syria and supports more than 100 clinics, health posts and field hospitals in the country.

Canadian Red Cross - Part of the international humanitarian organization Red Cross/Red Crescent, the Canadian Red Cross is helping to support the efforts of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent in Syria.

Amnesty International - Amnesty International is a non-governmental organization with a focus on human rights.

United Nations Refugee Agency - The UNHCR coordinates UN refugee responses, including support for host countries providing assistance for Syrian refugees.

Immigrant Services Society of BC - A non-profit organization that serves the settlement, training and integration needs of newcomers from all over the world.

Inland Refugee Society - Inland Refugee Society is dedicated to providing refugee claimants with essential services in British Columbia.

Journey Home Community Association - We are a community of friends who share the love of Jesus Christ with a focus on serving refugee claimant families.

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