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Without documents proving her nationality, nine-year-old Medina risks being excluded from education, health care and travel.
We have passed the shocking milestone of 2 million refugees fleeing Ukraine in just 12 days, mainly into five neighbouring countries. Over half are fleeing to Poland alone.
An all-women’s cacao collective has brought support to its septuagenarian founder and much-needed income to its members, including asylum seekers from Nicaragua.
UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie calls for protection and support for the people of Yemen and an end to the conflict to stop human suffering
Angelina Jolie, the Special Envoy for UNHCR is in Yemen this week to draw attention to the devastating consequences of the seven-year-old conflict on the civilian population.
Conflict, climate change and the Covid-19 pandemic are delivering a triple blow to the rights and safety of refugees, internally displaced and stateless women and girls, many of whom were already facing deep-rooted inequalities and discrimination.
New Zealand’s first ever refugee Member of Parliament, Golriz Ghahraman, reflects on how her refugee background has helped her navigate political life.
Joint statement by UNICEF Executive Director Catherine Russell and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi
UNHCR Special Envoy, Angelina Jolie arrives in Yemen on a visit to help draw attention to the catastrophic consequences of the seven-year conflict on the people of Yemen.
UNHCR seeks US$205 million to deliver life-saving assistance to over 1.6 million people affected by the northern Ethiopia conflict
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is appealing for US$205 million to deliver life-saving assistance and protection to over 1.6 million people displaced due to the conflict in northern Ethiopia.
Yesterday’s unprecedented decision by the European Union (EU) to offer Temporary Protection to Refugees fleeing Ukraine will provide immediate protection in the EU for Ukrainians and third-country nationals with refugee or permanent residence status in Ukraine.
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