100 Million People Forced to Flee

More than 100 million people have been forced to flee war, conflicts and persecution from Ukraine, Afghanistan, Yemen and other parts of the world.

Today, just over one per cent of humanity is displaced.

Ukraine Emergency

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

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“Tastes from Home: Recipes from the Refugee Community” is a cookbook filled with more than 100 pages of beautiful photography, stories and recipes from refugee communities around the world.

Humanitarian Crisis in Afghanistan

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.

Yemen Emergency

Yemen remains the worst humanitarian crisis in the world with over 20 million people in urgent need.

100 Million People Forced to Flee

More than 100 million people have been forced to flee war, conflicts and persecution from Ukraine, Afghanistan, Yemen and other parts of the world.

Today, just over one per cent of humanity is displaced.

Ukraine Emergency

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

Humanitarian Crisis in Afghanistan

The pace and scale of displacement is increasing in Afghanistan, affected by the surge in violence particularly in the northern region.

Yemen Emergency

Yemen remains the worst humanitarian crisis in the world with over 20 million people in urgent need.

Download your free cookbook

“Tastes from Home: Recipes from the Refugee Community” is a cookbook filled with more than 100 pages of beautiful photography, stories and recipes from refugee communities around the world.

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From learning about who can get refugee protection in Canada, to finding out what happens when you claim asylum at the border, our resources will help you navigate the Canadian asylum system. Find the latest updates on seeking asylum in Canada during the COVID-19 pandemic.

We pride ourselves on ensuring resources are used responsibly. That’s why we can send 84 cents of every one dollar you donate directly to uprooted families, giving them hope for a brighter future. In addition, 10 cents of every dollar goes to support the implementation of our programs around the world—with only 6 cents going towards management and administrative costs.

What We Do

Core relief items from UNHCR can be released within 72 hours for refugees and displaced people 

Where We Work

UNHCR provides essential services to refugees in 133 countries, in 550 locations

100 million

Who We Help

We help 100 million men, women and children displaced by violence, conflict and prosecution worldwide

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BC Vietnamese Canadians in Solidarity with Ukraine

BC Vietnamese Canadians in Solidarity with Ukraine

Inspired to support those fleeing violence in Ukraine, the BC Vietnamese community – mobilized through eight community organizations – has come together to make an incredible contribution to UNHCR’s Ukraine response.

UNHCR shocked at Rohingya deaths in boat tragedy off Myanmar coast

UNHCR shocked at Rohingya deaths in boat tragedy off Myanmar coast

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is shocked and saddened by reports that more than a dozen Rohingya – including children – have perished at sea off the coast of Myanmar over the weekend. While details remain unclear, initial reports suggest the boat left Sittwe in...

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