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The people of Afghanistan are now facing one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises with 24 million peopleor 55% of the populationnow in need of humanitarian assistance. Natural disasters like earthquakes are shattering already devastated communities.

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Triggered by heavy monsoon rains, catastrophic floods in Pakistan have washed away homes and affected millions of people. Over 1,000 people have been killed – and this number is expected to rise. Please give now.

50th Anniversary of the Expulsion of the South Asian Community in Uganda

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Ukraine Emergency

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

Urgent support needed

Support is urgently needed for UNHCR’s most underfunded operations worldwide. UNHCR has seen exceptional support from donors for its Ukraine response. However, overall costs have risen in 2022 and multiple emergencies including drought in the Horn of Africa, displacement from Venezuela, flooding in Pakistan, and food shortages and fuel price hikes mean we need more funding than ever before.

Flood Emergency in Pakistan

Triggered by heavy monsoon rains, catastrophic floods in Pakistan have washed away homes and affected millions of people. Over 1,000 people have been killed – and this number is expected to rise. Please give now.

50th Anniversary of the Expulsion of the South Asian Community in Uganda

Fifty years ago, Canada welcomed the resettlement of over 7,000 Ugandan Asian refugees.

Ukraine Emergency

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

Humanitarian Crisis in Afghanistan

The people of Afghanistan are now facing one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises. Natural disasters like earthquakes are shattering already devastated communities.

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UNHCR receives record support for forcibly displaced people as they face a daunting year

UNHCR receives record support for forcibly displaced people as they face a daunting year

Governments pledged US$ 1.13 billion today to provide help and a lifeline to people displaced from their homes by war, violence and human rights violations, supporting the work of UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, in 2023. Along with a commitment of US$ 400 million from UNHCR’s private sector National Partners, the total amount announced is US$ 1.53 billion.

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