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UNHCR Special Envoy Visits Iraq

Angelina Jolie visits Syrian refugees and internally displaced Iraqis.

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35.6 Million individuals received life-saving support in 2013 from UNHCR.

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UNHCR provides essential services to refugees in 125+ countries.


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Men, women and children displaced by unthinkable crises around the world.

Syrian Crisis

In its fourth year of brutal and bitter war, Syria is in ruins. Its people are on the run from a nightmare that seems to have no end. Millions of internally displaced people (IDPs) are trapped inside Syria, experiencing dire conditions. Millions of other Syrian refugees have overwhelmed neighbouring countries—their numbers and needs intensify daily.



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