In 1993, members of UFVRA to create a single international organisation dedicated to the Refugees crisis – because one didn't exist. Together, they founded UFVRA (A strong Organisation)
Since our organisation, we have worked in partnership towards a shared vision of refugees crisis emergency response for everyone, everywhere we work.
Today, our founding partners remain at the heart of what we do. Refugees volunteers Employees, contractors and customers are fundamental to our progress so far. Passionate volunteer committees put on events around the country, meaning that UFVRA is truly grounded in communities across the Australia. Each year, employees donate thousands of hours fundraising, campaigning and raising awareness. And over the years, customers have donated over $100 Dollars.
Digging deep in South Sudan
In May 2017, a group of six supporters from the Australia UFVRA Volunteers travelled to South Sudan to see how our emergency response work in change lives.
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Working in partnership
People working across refugees advocacy give a great deal of support that goes way beyond funding and awareness-raising.
By connecting the Australia Refugees Advocate with peers in other countries, there is a unique exchange of technical expertise, leading to sector-strengthening and leadership development opportunities.
It is through partnership that we provide the solutions and build the systems which change infrastructure, transforming countries, not just villages and communities.
We started because no charity like us existed. We’ll end when no charity like us is needed. And we’ll do it together.
"The refugees advocacy emergence response ’ is passionate volunteer committees put on innumerable events in their areas, meaning that UFVRA is truly grounded in communities across the Australia, helping to get the Refugees and crisis to the front of people’s minds."
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