Ceasefire allows first aid into Aleppo neighbourhood in nearly a year

South Sudanese man loses everything, but finds peace most important

School is a dream for Syrian refugee family struggling in Lebanon

Syrians desperate for a new life drown trying to reach Greece

Congolese refugee triumphs over bizarre persecution to inspire refugee women


1 Million Syrian Refuges in Lebanon: Asma's survival hangs in the balance

2013 Donor Report: see how your generosity has helped protect displaced people worldwide

Contest: 2014 CCU-UNHCR Student Poetry Contest on Refugees and Human Rights

IKEA Shines a Light for Families in Refugee Camps

Report: UNHCR Mid-Year Trends 2013

Syrian refugees in Za'atri Camp work to protect themselves from what forecasters say will be the worst winter in decades.

The Future of Syria: The world must act to save a generation of traumatised, isolated and suffering Syrian children.

Press Release: UNHCR marks a shameful milestone: A million Syrian children forced to flee their homeland.

Report: Furio De Angelis made a Statement before the Senate Relating to Bill C-31 Protecting Canada's Immigration System Act.

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UNHCR Representation in Canada (English) (PDF, 2 MB)

Représentation du HCR au Canada (Français) (PDF, 2 MB)

How to get involved in Canada

How To Get Involved in Canada

Refugees anywhere in the world are people like each of us. They live in a community of friends, family and social groups. Frequently, it is the strength of their community that allows them to survive. This page contains suggestions on how you can enlist your community-friends, family, colleagues and others - to raise funds to support UNHCR's work with refugees and other displaced people.

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Current appeals

Current Appeals

UNHCR offers a simple and reliable way for people to reach out and make a real difference for those left with nothing after being forced to flee their homes. Individual citizens like yourself can make a big difference.

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Setting the Agenda

Questions and Answers

How is UNHCR different from CARE, Oxfam, or World Vision? Does UNHCR trade its donor list? Why doesn't UNHCR have a Charitable Registration Number? Can I donate clothes, or books, or our tent? These are just some of the questions asked by our donors that are answered on this page, designed to answer some of the tough questions posed to our volunteers and staff at UNHCR Canada.

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