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Welcome to UNHCR Canada's Donor Zone, an online resource for donors and supporters of The UN Refugee Agency. UNHCR is active in more than 125 countries and our work takes us to some of the most isolated and dangerous places on the planet. We remain on the ground, ready to respond to any humanitarian emergency within 72 hours in remote regions, and often within just hours in urban areas.
Donors make all the difference to UNHCR and the refugees we work to protect. 90% of your donation goes directly to support programs for refugees overseas, while the remaining 10% is used for administration; only 1%, and contained within our 10% admin costs, is used for fundraising worldwide.
- How is UNHCR different from CARE, Oxfam, or World Vision? Why doesn't UNHCR have a Charitable Registration Number? Can I donate clothes, or books, or our tent?
- These are just some of the tough questions asked by our donors that are answered in this short publication.
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- Moving? New email address? Need to update your credit card information? Questions regarding your donation? Contact us toll-free at 1-877-232-0909, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or use our secure online form.
- Help us reduce mailing costs by choosing an electronic subscription to our bi-annual newsletter 'With You.'
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