Watch: Camp for Displaced People Established in No Man’s Land Along Turkish Border

MFA coordinated the shipping of 150 family-size tents to Syria in January 2017 in partnership with Heart to Heart International that donated the relief. Orient for Human Relief – the non-governmental, non-profit humanitarian organization – established the camp in a no man’s land along the Turkish border in May 2017. The residents are displaced from the Damascus suburbs of Qaboun and Barzeh. The new camp replaces a nearby camp that burned down.

Say No to the RAISE Act - Call Your Senators and Representatives Today

With support from the White House, a bill quite hostile to refugees has been introduced in the United States Senate. The “Reforming American Immigration for a Strong Economy” (RAISE) Act, would, if passed, permanently cap annual refugee admissions, as well as impose numerous limitations upon the Unites States' immigration system and historic commitments. The Multifaith Alliance for Syrian Refugees (MFA) urges you to TAKE ACTION immediately. CALL YOUR SENATORS & REPRESENTATIVE TODAY: 202-224-3121 Here's what you can say: “I’m your constituent from [CITY/TOWN], and I am strongly OPPOSED to the RAISE Act. This bill would permanently cut refugee resettlement numbers to historic lows, make family

Jerusalem Post: U.S. Faith Group Facilitates Unique Ties Between IDF and Syrian War Victims

"Growing up, Syrian-born Shadi Martini was taught to stay away from Israelis; they were evil enemies seeking to kill him and his people. Today, he works with them to help Syrians survive the devastating conflict in his home country." The Jerusalem Post highlighted the groundbreaking partnership between Syrians and Israelis to deliver much-needed humanitarian aid into southern Syria. Dr. Georgette Bennett, founder of MFA, says that this is "one glimmer of hope that is emerging out of this horrific tragedy." Click here to read the full article in the Jerusalem Post, detailing this historic partnership.

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