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Government Information on Refugees in the Middle East
U.S. Assistance Provided for Resettling Soviet Refugees - 1977
The report identifies specific allocations of funding to assist former Soviets that take refuge in the U.S. and Israel, and discusses how grant money can be spent more effectively in the future.
Reports on Refugee Aid (UNHCR): Refugees in Somalia, Refugees in Pakistan, Bataan Refugee Processing Center - 1981
The report covers the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) missions to Somalia, Pakistan, and the Phillipines for evaluation of refugee conditions in each location.
Afghan Refugees in Pakistan - 1986
This document provides details about the background and current situation for Afghan refugees in the 1980's. Additional information includes: UN responsibilities, International and voluntary agency involvement, promoting refugee self-reliance, World Food Program efforts, promotion of self-reliance, and U.S. aid contribution.
Refugees: U.S. Assistance to Bulgarian Ethnic Turks in Turkey - 1991
After the ethnic Turks of Bulgaria were expelled to Turkey by the communist regime of the late 1900's, the U.S. instituted a project costing millions of dollars to assist Turkey with resettling Bulgarian refugees. This report serves as an oversight of the project.
Afghan people vs. the Taliban: The Struggle for Freedom Intensifies - 2001
As violence and tensions rise in Afghanistan between civilians and the Taliban, the U.S. aims to bring the situation into a light that will show the greatest areas of need for Afghani citizens and refugees.
Iraqi Volunteers, Iraqi Refugees: What is America's Obligation? - 2007
Recommendations are made for which Iraqis deserve priority refugee or immigration status, with focus on the U.S. obligation to adequately assist Iraqi refugees who directly aided U.S. efforts in the Middle East.
Plight of Iraqi Refugees - 2007
Efforts by the United Nations and the U.S. government are evaluated in this hearing. Open discussion includes detailed brutalities faced by Americans and Iraqis in the process of Iraq building their new democracy.
No Direction Home: An NGO Perspective on Iraqi Refugees and IDPs - 2008
From an NGO perspective, Iraq exists in the midst of a growing humanitarian crisis that needs to be solved before much political progress can occur. Hearing testimonies show the rising concern and urgency for the U.S. to live up to its leading "moral obligation" and compensate the reluctant support from other countries.
Displaced Iraqis: Integrated International Strategy Needed to Reintegrate Iraq's Internally Displaced and Returning Refugees - 2010
GAO reports on the effectiveness and quality of the international community's efforts to reintegrate Iraqi refugees into their native land, as well as the challenging conditions that complicate U.S. strategy.
Examining the Syrian Refugee Crisis - 2013
This hearing evaluates where U.S. aid is going, how the aid is used in Syria, and the progress of practically assisting refugees in their crisis.