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UNHCR announced the appointment of Swiss-born American actress, singer and human rights activist Kat Graham as its newest Goodwill Ambassador.
UNHCR condemns an attack by armed assailants on Toumour, a town in south-east Niger, that killed 28 people and injured hundreds more.
UNHCR and IOM are deeply distressed by the death or disappearance at sea of up to 25 refugees and migrants from Venezuela.
UNHCR welcomes the Government of Kenya’s decision to grant citizenship to 1,670 stateless Shona and 1,300 stateless persons of Rwandan descent.
Today marks the 70th anniversary since UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, was given its mandate by the UN General Assembly to protect people forced to flee persecution, provide humanitarian assistance and work to find solutions for millions of refugees around the world.
Statement attributable to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi on the situation in Ethiopia’s Tigray region
I am deeply alarmed about the safety and well-being of Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia, who have been caught in the conflict in the Tigray region.
IOM and UNHCR chiefs stress that health services must be inclusive of all people, including migrants, refugees and internally displaced and stateless people.
UNHCR warns of unprecedented levels of trauma and despair among newly arrived refugees and migrants from Venezuela. Urgent support is critically needed.
UNHCR warns that hundreds of thousands of internally displaced Yemenis are at heightened risk of food insecurity as livelihoods.
UNHCR is working with the local authorities and has now registered nearly 50,000 Ethiopian refugees who have crossed into eastern Sudan.
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