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Humanitarian Assistance Overseas

PRM supports efforts to protect and assist refugees and vulnerable migrants around the world.  We maintain our enduring humanitarian commitments by working to assist refugees and other displaced people as close to their home countries as possible until they can safely and voluntarily returnMore information on our overseas humanitarian assistance by region»

Refugee Admissions

In FY 2020, the United States expects to resettle up to 18,000 refugees.  More information on the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program»

Policy Issues

Through humanitarian diplomacy and close work with foreign governments, international organizations, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs), PRM supports protection and assistance to ease the suffering of the most vulnerable around the world, seeks durable solutions to their plight and contributes to broader USG and international efforts to resolve conflicts that cause displacement.  The U.S. leads the world as the largest single humanitarian donor.  We expect others to help share in the burden and responsibility of assisting refugees and other displaced people.  More information on our specific policies»

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