Hiram Ruiz


Hiram Ruiz is the Director of Refugee Services for the Florida Department of Children and Families.

Articles by this Author
Aid Drops in Afghanistan

Afghanistan's Refugee Crisis

Solutions Not Imminent for Afghan Displaced and Refugees

The collapse of the Taliban in northern and western Afghanistan in November was good news for aid workers seeking to get food and other necessities to war- and drought-affected Afghans. Expectations of greater security, of an end to US bombing in...

Descent into Disaster?

On October 19, 2001, Iran agreed to build camps to accommodate new refugees fleeing US bombing and internal chaos in Afghanistan. This was the first piece of good news for relief workers concerned that Operation Enduring Freedom is accelerating...