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What You Can Do To Help the Ongoing Refugee Crisis

On World Refugee Day, David Miliband, president and CEO of the International Rescue Committee, discusses the ongoing global refugee crisis.Miliband says there's a massive gap in rhetoric between Syrian refugees as dangerous outsiders and who these fleeing citizens truly are.51 US diplomats are urging Obama admin to use strikes against Assad. Are you in favor? Tweet/call: 212-433-9692. — Brian Lehrer Show (@BrianLehrer) June 20, 2016@BrianLehrer re: diplomats, this makes me worry that Obama is the only thing stopping us from getting involved in another Middle East war. — Rob Gunther (@RobGunther) June 20, 2016My op-Ed in today's @NYDailyNews for #WorldRefugeeDay - Refugees: An asset, not a threat — David Miliband (@DMiliband) June 20, 20163 ways you can help refugees:
-resettlement services in NY/NJ via @theIRC
-job openings/info to help refugees succeed
-joining @theIRC — Brian Lehrer Show (@BrianLehrer) June 20, 2016


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