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We pride ourselves on ensuring resources are used responsibly. That’s why we can send 81 cents of every one dollar you donate directly to uprooted families, giving them hope for a brighter future. In addition, 15 cents of every dollar goes to support the implementation of our programs around the world—with only 4 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 135 countries, in 546 locations
Who We Help
We help 80 million men, women and children displaced by violence, conflict and prosecution worldwide
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UNHCR Canada’s latest news
On World Refugee Day, UNHCR honours the courage of those who have been forced to flee and the people around the world who have welcomed them.
UNHCR remains gravely concerned for the safety of civilians in Mozambique as armed conflict and insecurity continues to displace thousands of people.
“It’s important to bring the conversation to the forefront:” Voices of displaced LGBTIQ+ community members
In honour of the strength of the community, we’re amplifying the voices of LGBTIQ+ community members in Canada and beyond.