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Statement attributable to UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi on the explosions in Beirut, Lebanon
UNHCR is deeply struck by the death and devastation inflicted by the massive explosion which ripped through Beirut, Lebanon yesterday evening.
UNHCR today announced the appointment of South Sudanese track and field athlete Yiech Pur Biel as their newest Goodwill Ambassador.
UNHCR strongly condemns an unprovoked and brutal attack on a site hosting 800 IDPs near the village of Nguetchewe, in Cameroon.
Siblings Nyamach and Nyakoang are among more than 42,000 South Sudanese refugee children in Ethiopia who are unaccompanied or separated from their parents.
With COVID-19 increasing needs, UNHCR is concerned that the impacts of the pandemic are also heightening their risks to trafficking and exploitation.
Rescued from Libyan detention centres and evacuated to Rwanda, survivors of horrific torture and rape are receiving the help they need to start to heal.
Thousands of refugees and migrants suffer extreme rights abuses on journeys to Africa’s Mediterranean coast, new UNHCR/MMC report shows
Thousands of refugees and migrants are dying, while many are suffering extreme human rights abuses on irregular journeys to the Mediterranean coast.
UNHCR deplores the tragic loss of three lives and calls for an urgent investigation following a shooting at Al Khums disembarkation point in Libya.
UNHCR is calling for stronger efforts to mitigate the risks for refugees and IDPs posed by landmines and improvised explosive devices.
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