Population Refugees and Migration

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June 21, 2013

A Former Lost Boy on the Path to Becoming a Diplomat

I have just checked into my hotel, but find myself staring blankly at rehearsal notes. I am to be interviewed… more
June 20, 2013

Supporting Syrian Refugees in Turkey

I am in Nizip 2, a refugee camp in southeastern Turkey. Rows of pre-fabricated containers house 4,000 Syrian refugees who… more
May 13, 2013

U.S. Provides Wheat To Fill Urgent Food Gaps in Syria

As part of our nearly $510 million in humanitarian aid to help those affected by the crisis in Syria ,… more
April 27, 2013

President Obama Meets With King Abdullah II

On April 26, 2013, President Barack Obama welcomed His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan to the White House, where… more
March 19, 2013

Addressing the Syrian Humanitarian Crisis

The two-year anniversary of the Syria uprising coincides with another dark milestone: over one million refugees have fled Syria. More… more
March 15, 2013

Djibouti: Migration Crossroads

We hadn't driven more than three dusty minutes before we encountered the first group of men clustered under a scraggly… more
March 10, 2013

Aid for a Syrian Baby

In January 2013, a mortar shell struck an apartment in Dar'a Governorate. A mother in an adjoining apartment grabbed her… more
January 22, 2013

Helping the Syrian People in Difficult Circumstances

I am pleased to announce that I'll be visiting the region this week with colleagues from the U.S. State Department… more
August 3, 2012

Photo of the Week: Providing Assistance to Refugees

This week's "Photo of the Week" comes to us from the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration and shows Assistant… more


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April 22, 2014

#OurOcean2014 Conference

Secretary of State John Kerry announced the 2014 Our Ocean Conference to be held at the U.S. Department of State… more