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    Here's how we're marking the 6th anniversary of the Syrian refugee crisis

    Marking the Sixth Anniversary of the Syrian Refugee Crisis

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    An anniversary unmarked, but not forgotten

    Disaster Relief & Recovery May 10, 2016 By Robert Miyashiro

    In March of last year, an op-ed by our Chairman, Steven M. Hilton, was published in The Seattle Times drawing attention to the plight of Syrian refugees and arguing that it was an urgent imperative for the international community to do more to alleviate their enormous suffering. Since then, the issue has finally entered the consciousness of the Western world– after the human catastrophe and security threats that he forecast became apparent.

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    Refugee Crisis: A Dangerous Turning Point

    Disaster Relief & Recovery April 10, 2015 By Steven M. Hilton

    UN agencies have requested $3.7 billion for 2015 to support those displaced by the Syrian conflict, but just over half the needed funds have so far been pledged.

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    Preparing for the next Big One

    Disaster Relief & Recovery February 10, 2014 By Alecia Foster

    Twenty years ago at 4:31 a.m., the residents of Los Angeles were rudely awakened by a magnitude 6.7 earthquake.

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    Rethinking Humanitarian Aid

    Disaster Relief & Recovery June 18, 2013 By Gregory Andersen

    Natural disasters reveal that there are vulnerable populations that have been vulnerable for a long time—the poor, the elderly, the handicapped, etc.—just like in Haiti, New Orleans, and the tri-state area after Sandy.

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    Why we’re supporting communities affected by Hurricane Sandy

    Disaster Relief & Recovery February 28, 2013 By Gregory Andersen

    An increasing part of our work is focused on identifying opportunities for the Foundation to support and promote disaster preparedness, as well as strengthening vulnerable communities before disaster strikes.

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    Hilton Foundation Awards $600,000 in Grants to Assist Hurricane Sandy Recovery

    Disaster Relief & Recovery January 16, 2013 By Marc Moorghen

    The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation has awarded $600,000 to help people affected by Hurricane Sandy in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.

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    Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Awards $500,000 in Emergency Assistance for Severe Food Crisis in West Africa's hard-hit Sahel Region

    Disaster Relief & Recovery July 9, 2012 By Marc Moorghen

    The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation has awarded grants totaling $500,000 to support the work of two humanitarian organizations providing assistance to people affected by a rapidly escalating food crisis in the western Sahel, a large swath of Africa south of the Sahara Desert that has been hard hit by recurrent droughts.

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