Islamic Relief CEO, Anwar Khan, took part in a panel discussion “Confronting the Syrian Refugee Crisis: Putting Faith in Humanitarian Aid” organised by the Council on Foreign Relations.

The panel discussed the role faith-based organizations have taken during the refugee crisis and the challenges of aiding and resettling refugees in the United States and abroad.


William Canny, Executive Director, Migration and Refugee Services, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

Robert Carey, Director, Office of Refugee Resettlement, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Mark Hetfield, President and Chief Executive Officer, HIAS

Anwar Khan, Chief Executive Officer, Islamic Relief USA


Deborah Amos, International Correspondent, National Public Radio

Originally found on the Council of Foreign Relations website.