Funding shortfall in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

Due to insufficient funding, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is unable to adequately respond to the rising humanitarian needs of refugees and internally displaced people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Ukraine Emergency

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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. Natural disasters like earthquakes are shattering already devastated communities.

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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.

Funding shortfall in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

Due to insufficient funding, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is unable to adequately respond to the rising humanitarian needs of refugees and internally displaced people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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.

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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Reggae legend Jimmy Cliff releases new album titled ‘Refugees’

Reggae legend Jimmy Cliff releases new album titled ‘Refugees’

By UNHCR With its message of peace, love and humanity, ‘Refugees’ is also a call to action. With a career stretching back over 50 years, Jamaican musician Jimmy Cliff is often known as the “Grandfather of Reggae”. Now the 78-year-old is using his first album in over a...

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