Federal Agencies and Nonprofits Collaborate to Help Ukrainian War Refugees Resettle in Arkansas
Published August 4, 2022 at 12:13 PM CDT
Ukraine war refugees are finding temporary safe haven in Arkansas with assistance from the the state’s leading refugee resettlement agency, Canopy NWA, under the new federal program, “Uniting for Ukraine.”
Jacqueline Froelich is an investigative journalist and has been a news producer for KUAF National Public Radio since 1998. She covers politics, the environment, energy, business, education, history, race and culture. Her radio segments have been nationally syndicated. She is also a station-based national correspondent for NPR in Washington DC., and recipient of eight national and state broadcast awards.
After the Russian Federation declared an unprovoked war on the peaceful independent country of Ukraine, Andrew Paul — working in Europe at the time — dropped everything to journey to Kyiv to offer volunteer aid to the Ukraine military.