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On the eve of the fifth Brussels conference for Syria, UN humanitarian, refugee and development chiefs urge international donors to step up.
UNHCR has gained access to the Shimelba and Hitsats refugee camps in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region for the first time since November 2020.
Alphonso Davies is the first footballer and first Canadian to become a Global Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR.
UNHCR condemns in the strongest terms the attacks in western Niger that killed 137 people, many of them already displaced after having fled violence.
Bangladeshi authorities, aid agencies and refugee volunteers rush to respond as massive fire leaves some 45,000 Rohingya refugees without shelter
UNHCR is deeply saddened at the loss of life and immense suffering caused by the massive fire in the Kutupalong Balukali refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar.
A message from the UN High Commissioner for Refugees: Over the past year, we’ve witnessed the deadly impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
UNHCR is warning about an increase in the number of attacks by an armed group on civilians in parts of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
UNHCR and partners are appealing for US$1.2 billion to provide vital humanitarian assistance for more than 2.2 million South Sudanese refugees living in five neighbouring countries in 2021.
Ten years of the Syrian crisis have inflicted unimaginable human suffering and pain. The world has failed Syrians.
UNHCR welcomes the Rwandan government’s vaccination this week of 416 refugees – one of the first countries in Africa to do so.
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