Ukraine Ongoing Emergency

Please donate now to provide urgently needed relief to people forced to flee their homes.

Hunger has no borders.

Refugees and displaced families across the Horn of Africa, including people in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia, are caught in a hunger crisis.

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Clashes in Sudan

Intense fighting has broken out in Sudan. UNHCR is on the ground meeting newly arrived refugees and providing lifesaving support.

Emergency in Yemen

Yemen remains the world’s worst humanitarian crisis with more than 20 million people in need.

Ukraine Ongoing Emergency

Please donate now to provide urgently needed relief to people forced to flee their homes.

Hunger has no borders.

Refugees and displaced families across the Horn of Africa, including people in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia, are caught in a hunger crisis.

© UNHCR/Diana Diaz

Clashes in Sudan

Intense fighting has broken out in Sudan. UNHCR is on the ground meeting newly arrived refugees and providing lifesaving support.

Emergency in Yemen

Yemen remains the world’s worst humanitarian crisis with more than 20 million people in need.

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UN Refugee Agency expresses alarm over escalating humanitarian crisis in eastern DR Congo

GENEVA – UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is gravely concerned by the worsening humanitarian situation civilians face in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Intensifying violence and conflict are exacting a heavy toll on innocent civilians, hundreds of thousands of whom are attempting to seek safety on the peripheries of conflict zones.

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In the less than five months that followed the brutal 7 October attacks and the ensuing escalation, tens of thousands of Palestinians – mostly women and children – have been killed and injured in the Gaza Strip. More than three quarters of the population have been forced from their homes, many multiple times, and face severe shortages of food, water, sanitation and healthcare – the basic necessities to survive.

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