- The War Relief Commission changes its name to World Relief and launches an aid program in Korea, serving 31,000 hot meals a day at 140 feeding centers.
- In other areas of the world, partnerships with evangelical churches are established.
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California's capital city hosts many newly-arrived refugees from conflict-ridden regions of our world. World Relief Sacramento works in partnership with the Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration, the Office of Refugee Resettlement, and other resettlement agencies and service providers to facilitate the resettlement of refugees into the local community. This includes everything from paperwork processing to airport pickup to doctor appointments to apartment set-up.
Since 1989, World Relief Sacramento and partner churches have welcomed over 30,000 refugees. These new neighbors came from Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, the Former Soviet Union, Myanmar, and more.