This Giving Tuesday

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has more than 6 million forcibly displaced people living within its borders and hosts one of the most complex humanitarian crises in the world. This Giving Tuesday donate to help those forced to flee their homes and give the shelter they need.

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.

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.

Humanitarian Crisis in Ethiopia

Thousands forced to flee as violence continues in the Tigray region, Ethiopia .Please donate now to provide urgently needed relief to people forced to flee their homes.

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.

This Giving Tuesday

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has more than 6 million forcibly displaced people living within its borders and hosts one of the most complex humanitarian crises in the world. This Giving Tuesday donate to help those forced to flee their homes and give the shelter they need.

Humanitarian Crisis in Ethiopia

Thousands forced to flee as violence continues in the Tigray region, Ethiopia .Please donate now to provide urgently needed relief to people forced to flee their homes.

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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To my Mom, who inspired me to achieve my dreams

To my Mom, who inspired me to achieve my dreams

Solange Ingabire, 22, writes to her Mom, who raised her in Kiziba refugee camp, Rwanda, after fleeing the threat of violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in 1996. Solange was born four years later in the camp. Now a student in Costa Rica, she recalls the incredible influence her mother has had on her, championing education despite not having had the opportunity to study herself.

Uganda’s refugee response confronted by dire funding gap

Uganda’s refugee response confronted by dire funding gap

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is calling for urgent support and responsibility-sharing from the international community to preserve and reinforce Uganda’s model refugee policy of social inclusion and integration, amid surging needs, drastic funding cuts to global humanitarian programmes and fresh displacement into the country.

UNHCR urges greater support as violence continues unabated in Burkina Faso

UNHCR urges greater support as violence continues unabated in Burkina Faso

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is warning of escalating humanitarian needs for displaced people in Burkina Faso leading to an increase in refugees fleeing the country. As violence against civilians and intercommunity conflicts continue, close to 50,000 refugees have fled to Niger, Mali, and further south to the coastal states of Benin, Côte d’Ivoire, Togo and Ghana to seek safety in the last two years.

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