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UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) urged today increased international support for refugees and migrants from Venezuela and the communities in Latin America and the Caribbean that host them.
Visiting earthquake-ravaged areas of Türkiye and Syria, UNHCR’s Grandi urges more support for survivors trying to rebuild
UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, concluded a five-day visit to earthquake-devastated areas of Syria and Türkiye, visiting survivors and affected people, as well as humanitarian staff on the ground providing urgent support to people in need.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is greatly alarmed as violent clashes between non-state armed groups and government forces drive hundreds of thousands to flee their homes in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). In February alone, nearly 300,000 people fled across Rutshuru and Masisi territories in North Kivu Province.
UNHCR teams and partners rush assistance to some 100,000 newly arrived Somali refugees in hard-to-reach area of Ethiopia
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and partners are scaling up in Ethiopia’s Somali region to support and assist recently arrived refugees fleeing clashes in Somalia.
UNHCR, partners seek $876m for Rohingya refugees facing ‘chilling fog of uncertainty’ and for Bangladeshi hosts
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and partners are calling on the international community to redouble efforts for sustained financial support and solutions for Rohingya refugees and the Bangladeshi communities that are hosting them as the dire situation enters its sixth year.
UNHCR, IOM welcome Spain’s expedited resettlement of Syrian refugees from Türkiye in earthquake aftermath
In an expedited refugee resettlement departure following the devastating earthquakes which struck Türkiye and Syria last month, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) today welcomed a group of 89 Syrian refugees at Torrejón military airport in Madrid.
A new Refugee-led Innovation Fund from UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has awarded 17 organizations hundreds of thousands of dollars to improve the lives of displaced people and host communities.
As the Horn of Africa enters its sixth consecutive rainy season with no rain, displacement continues to climb as millions from Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya struggle to survive amid scarce water sources, hunger, insecurity and conflict.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is calling for further efforts and resources to address the acute and growing humanitarian needs inside Yemen, nine years since the war began.
UNHCR: One year after the Russian invasion, insecurity clouds return intentions of displaced Ukrainians
Twelve months since the Russian invasion of Ukraine, more than 13 million people remain uprooted from their homes.
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