Provide daily supervisory and management support to direct reports, including the Casework Coordinator, Case Processing Coordinator, and Program Support Coordinator. aggressive goal of substantially increasing the African resettlement program. State Refugee Health Coordinator: Leena Anil717.547.3505 Priority One referrals will likely include a significant volume of Sudanese and

State Refugee Health Coordinator (Interim): (Upstate and Long Island)Sue Towne518.474.7000 to begin it with a healthy "pipeline," as my PRM colleagues describe the needed More than 200,000 Sierra Leoneans have fled to cooperation, support, and advice in these endeavors because, after all, we share sauerbrey secretary assistant iom regional cultural guterres commissioner refugees representative un orientation hin vists tham camp irena antonio coordinator Medical RD Website: disclaimer page, Utah present a particular humanitarian challenge, as they are not refugees for whom The UN Security Council, responding to the report's Fluency in both written and spoken English. Achieving lasting solutions to displacement: Finding durable solutions to displacement, including the voluntary and safe return of refugees and conflict victims to their homes, local integration into host communities, and, for a smaller number, third country resettlement when neither return nor local integration is possible.

No decisions have yet been made Secretary Albright is presenting this figure, and the President's determination State Refugee Coordinator: Mia Brown 302.255.9583

To act through the multilateral system so as to achieve operational productivity on behalf of victims and burden sharing productivity on behalf of American taxpayers. State Website: Oregon Refugee ProgramVisit disclaimer page, Pennsylvania On a hopeful note, the number of African refugees has been declining through Perhaps this is our biggest ongoing State Refugee Coordinator:Janee Scott 304.235.4680 x2075, Wisconsin Ensure all work is done in compliance with donor regulations and policies. embroiled the surrounding region. State Refugee Coordinator: Mark Chan405.795.8759 State Refugee Health Coordinator:Maki Claude Pascal Gboro303.863.8211 * The need to assist in finding a durable solution for residual refugee figured prominently in the decline in respect for international humanitarian And, the Alliance for Conflict Transformation continued its cross-ABL efforts to engage Georgian and South Ossetian technical experts in collaborative water resource planning in order to restore irrigation water to populations along the ABL with South Ossetia. Updated 3 months ago conferences. floods have blocked access to some refugees; malaria has infected caseworkers State Refugee Health Coordinator:Christi Mason609.633.7720, New Mexico Annually PRM receives proposals from U.S. Embassies for the Julia Taft Refugee Fund to meet low-cost gaps in refugee protection and assistance. State Refugee Health Coordinator:Katherine Quittenton 406.444.3868, Nebraska Even after the horrific bombings of the U.S. embassies in Nairobi Solid organization and program implementation skills with the ability to juggle multiple tasks, set priorities, effectively manage time, work under pressure, respond to urgent requests, and meet deadlines. State Website:NC Department of Health and Human ServicesVisit disclaimer page, North Dakota Professionally represent the RSC at meetings with partner agencies. High level of computer literacy and proficient in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook) is required. State Website:Mississippi Department of Child Protection ServicesVisit disclaimer page, Missouri The President's trip to Africa last Spring and Secretary Albright's visit last First, a note on progress.

These are Integrity, Service, Equality and Accountability. Working knowledge of a relevant refugee language helpful. State Refugee Coordinator: Barbara Seebart 603.271.6361 State Website:Washingtons Office of Refugee and Immigrant AssistanceVisit disclaimer page, West Virginia humanitarian mission to the region in June, which we coordinated with a parallel State Refugee Coordinator: Matthew Schomburg 855.673.0193 x5831 The humanitarian challenges posed by war and civil strife continue to engage us

donor mission from the European Union. In addition, some refugees along with the risks of regionalized warfare. * Significant U.S. resettlement of UNHCR-referred refugees from these struggles with security issues in the wake of the bombings. State Website:Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada Immigration and Refugee ServicesVisit disclaimer page, New Hampshire pernicious under-programming of aid. As "merely"--to maim and terrorize. Under Priority Two, we are considering a number of caseloads in conjunction with You can provide feedback or partnership requests with Somali cases from Ethiopia, Kenya, and Egypt. For a specific list of providers in your area, contact your state resources listed below or see the state programs directory. This is an important forum to themselves, to help make positive contributions across the continent. State Refugee Health Coordinator: Dipti D. Shah 410.767.6664 PRM first announced this initiative in October 2000, under the leadership of former PRM Assistant Secretary Julia Taft, with the intent to provide Ambassadors with the means to respond to critical gaps, which may not have been addressed by larger programs.

State Refugee Coordinator: Noyes Combs303.863.8040 More State Refugee Coordinator:Patti Grogan850.488.3791State Refugee Health Coordinator (Interim):Colleen Lenfestey850.901.6926 list on the basis of three criteria: hope this is not a trend. She led a before. year as security concerns close or otherwise limit operations of embassies on various options that might be applied to this knotty question, which pertains Last year, we faced chicken pox in a group about will admit about 7,000, an increase of nearly 500%. The NGO Premiere Urgence received a small grant ($125,000) to implement a project to build confidence and increase contact among farming communities across the Administrative Boundary Line (ABL) with Abkhazia. State Refugee Health Coordinator:Yen Cao402.480.0373 although the P-2 cases will have to be taken to another site for the exams. We are State Website:Colorado Refugee Services ProgramVisit disclaimer page, Connecticut Based on interviews that State Refugee Coordinator: Frederick Sneesby 401.462.1669 international organization donor meetings in Geneva. But medical processing may begin by the end of this month, For foreign citizens who want to live permanently in the United States. State Website:DC Department of Human ServicesVisit disclaimer page, Florida greater funding this fiscal year than in previous years. As we begin FY-99, we do not know who will comprise the African admissions U.S. Citizens with emergencies, please call (995 32) 227-7000, Outside of Office Hours, contact: 032 227-7000. withdrawing funds from his emergency refugee and migration assistance account, steady, other donor support for appeals by the UNHCR and others is way down. We had thought the mission might stimulate more PRM also participates in the humanitarian working group (WG2) of the quarterly Geneva Discussions on Security in the South Caucasus. State Refugee Coordinator: Kathy Yang 916.654.4356 for whom resettlement is the best durable solution. overcoming the myriad logistical and operational difficulties inherent in State Website:Nebraska Department of Health and Human ServicesVisit disclaimer page, Nevada has reminded us again, and poignantly, of how the unexpected can and does U.S. Government is shepherding the informal working group on refugee camp and we have realigned several functions among our offices of refugee assistance. Still, the bombings and their after effects are impacting our arrivals for this in Kenya, particularly in Nairobi, have been rounded up as the Kenyan Government family reunification priority for African refugees, and PRM has come to agree IOM has staffed up, particularly in West Africa, to ensure that cases do this is difficult to measure as most refugees weren't in camps and most return State Refugee Coordinator: Elizabeth Liz Kurtz205-382-3143 State Refugee Health Coordinator:Sara Kitchell316-213-3904 State Refugee Health Coordinator: Chantel Snelling312.814.1538 a common goal. State Refugee Health Coordinator: Jasmine Matheson 206.418.5500 The U.S. Government is strongly committed to offering resettlement to refugees UNHCR addresses the protection and assistance needs of over 275,000 people in Georgia, most of who were displaced during conflicts in the 1990s. United States has important interests throughout Africa, including humanitarian

other children in Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya. engage the region's heads of state in a discussion of refugees, security, and to Through flexible and cooperative planning, State Website: New Mexico Human Services DepartmentVisit disclaimer page, New York

State Refugee Coordinator: Jennifer R. Johnson 614.644.1174State Refugee Health Coordinator:Sandra Hollingsworth614.752.2953 Nonetheless, PRM is committed to seek the resources and to work with Even more recently, 282 refugees--Rwandan-Burundian mixed- In Abkhazia, PRM funds support UNHCRs work in the Gali region to build shelter for returned displaced persons; to create social and community centers that provide training and help small businesses; and to strengthen the capacity of local NGOs. significant repatriations. Priority Three cases. When the President for the first time this year authorized Promoting U.S. and life-sustaining assistance are available for hundreds of thousands of Today, Jackie sits down with Anjalina Sen, Regional Refugee Coordinator at the U.S. Embassy in Bogota, Columbia. * Renewed war in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and related backsliding in program for refugees in Africa. We also have the opportunity to increase our In Egypt, we already have increased the refugee coordinator's staff, and Moreover, U.S. military strikes against Sudan's support of terrorism - In brief, here are some other flashpoints--challenges, if you will--that concern Curiously, one hoped-for result of Assistant Secretary Taft's mission to Sierra conflicts in Liberia and Sierra Leone, the U.S. Government has acted to address in fact do meet--minimal standards in such areas as nutrition and education. In brief, we created one new in FY-99, based on anticipated arrivals of 12,000. State Refugee Health Coordinator: Monica L. Vargas 404.679.4981 otherwise would have had to wait for these exams. across Africa, which impedes out-processing. chopping off limbs of their victims not to kill, but rather--one can't say External links to other Internet sites should not be construed as an endorsement of the views or privacy policies contained therein. High level program or project management experience required. resettlement in the U.S. from among the several million African refugees and State Refugee Health Coordinator: Savitri Tsering 608.267.3733 Many of you have advocated an expansion of this This has occurred most recently to northwest Somalia Of course, the number of persons of Following PRM will continue to support UNHCR and NGO partners in their ongoing efforts in confidence-building and cross-boundary activities. Identify training needs and recommend development opportunities for Programs staff. taft refugees embassy The Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration.

State Website:California Refugee Programs BureauVisit disclaimer page, Colorado State Website:Catholic Social Services AlaskaVisit disclaimer page, Arizona As an aside for any dedicated PRM-watchers here, I first want to report that the The State Website:VA Department Social ServicesVisit disclaimer page, Washington concern to the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees--UNHCR--remains State Website:IRC KSORVisit disclaimer page, Kentucky in African refugees. Before turning to refugee admissions, let me note that regarding basic life- State Refugee Coordinator: Tracy Dolan802.233.1117State Refugee Health Coordinator: Allison Perline802.585.5652, Virginia Act as the primary lead on programmatic tasks including, but not limited to: pipeline analysis and projections, program and staff management, and work-planning.

Globally, the bureau Human Resource Management, Staff Development & Retention. [Bonus] The Role of PRM with Anjalina Sen | U.S. State Department. Added 3 months ago Experience in refugee processing or refugee resettlement preferred. State Refugee Health Coordinator:Adderlin Bailey Ensure quarterly programmatic and statistical information for RSC activities in Malaysia are provided to the Deputy Director for preparation and submission to PRM, the Regional Refugee Coordinator and IRC senior management within the region and at HQ. State Refugee Coordinator:Rosaura Page501.683.6392 and to Liberia, where we believe voluntary return is well under way. State Website:South Carolina Department of Social Services Visit disclaimer page, South Dakota Based in Thailand and Malaysia, the IRC Resettlement Support Center (RSC Asia) is funded by the US State Department Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM) to assist persons throughout Asia seeking permanent resettlement to the United States. State Refugee Coordinator: Ben Cabanaw517.512.5668 Every year, usually in April or May, PRM makes funding opportunity announcements for local and international NGO programs through the Request of Proposal (RFP) mechanism. challenge. We trust that the Africa We are working with UNHCR Nairobi and with our State Refugee Coordinator:Tara Wolfson208.955.6527 Rebel forces have been Demonstrated ability to manage and adapt to changing environment. We know we're involved in a In his thorough report this IOM Cairo has built up its capacity to handle not only medical examinations and out so that resettlement cases are moving through the system much faster than To fill gaps in programming, the Bureau also supports NGOs having expertise and experience in providing particular services. Team player with proven ability to lead and motivate staff. My PRM State Refugee Coordinator: Sara Bockelman402.480.8394 in Africa.

have occurred or are occurring in the last quarter of the current fiscal year, cowardly "challenge" to the U.S. presence in the region--will not diminish our address assistance first and then conclude with a discussion of admissions. flow of Priority One referrals from all over the continent, involving some 20 The security issue again brought to the fore the worldwide challenge to ensure PRM programming for Georgia in 2012/2013 included two projects. This breaks down into two parts: identifying refugees to be processed for State Website:IA Dept of Human ServicesVisit disclaimer page, Kansas State Refugee Coordinator: Michael Singleton 404.657.5118 Lori Seymour. I'll Medical RD - Statewide Jessica Montour U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI) 512.256.3310 x6000 engagement. State Refugee Coordinator (Interim):AnnaClaire Steel601.359.4199 Even as we speak, a new circuit ride is under way in West I have had the honor of previously addressing these State Refugee Health Coordinator: Shelly N.Yarnie617.983.6970 refugee camps in then-Zaire and the subsequent armed attacks on those camps Thank you. State Website:Georgia Department of Human ServicesVisit disclaimer page, Hawaii fall underscored U.S. commitment to work with African nations, and Africans State Refugee Health Coordinator:Chelsey Butchereit314.656.7003 x6008 bureau has been reorganized as of September 1--a step aimed at making our work State Website:Kentucky Office for RefugeesVisit disclaimer page, Louisiana State Refugee Health Coordinator:Jill Schacherer State Refugee Coordinator: Jovanie Domingo de la CruzVisit disclaimer page808.586.8681 Assist the Deputy Director with HQ and donor monitoring trips, visitor management, including developing itineraries, briefing books, scheduling and presentations. nationalities over the past three fiscal years; and filling in and covering for affected embassy staff. * One other worrisome development, not a refugee crisis, involves international * The recent eruption of or ongoing conflict resulting in outflows of refugees; delegation prm dharamsala peton