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UNHCR is rushing additional aid to Bangladesh where the first monsoon rains have been affecting Cox’s Bazar district and the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees there.
UNHCR Canada launched today a new partnership with Mohamad Fakih, the President and CEO of Paramount Fine Foods, to support the Agency’s work in support of refugees globally and in Canada.
The #WithRefugees World Tour is made up of dozens of public events to raise awareness and inspire more action on behalf of refugees and forcibly displaced people. Two of the public events will take place in Canada.
The OECD and UNHCR launch Action Plan for refugee employment which supports a new approach, whereby refugees would be included in the communities from the very start.
Bangladesh, UNHCR agree on voluntary returns framework when Rohingya refugees decide conditions are right
UNHCR and the Government of Bangladesh have finalized a Memorandum of Understanding relating to voluntary returns of Rohingya refugees once conditions in Myanmar are conducive.
In this press release on the seventh anniversary of the Syrian War, Filippo Grandi reflects on the relentless suffering of Syrian civilians, and UNHCR’s relief efforts.
Joint UN Press Release: The UN and partners plan to deliver humanitarian assistance to eastern Ghouta
Damascus, Syria The UN and partners plan to deliver humanitarian assistance to Duma in eastern Ghouta today, 5 March 2018. Today’s convoy will consist of 46 truckloads of health and nutrition supplies, along with food for 27,500 people in need and will be led by Ali...
Background The Comprehensive Regional Protection and Solutions Framework for Central America and Mexico is developed by the UN Refugee Agency in support of the Global Compact on Refugees. It builds on commitments established in the 2016 New York Declaration and on...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TORONTO – UNHCR Canada, the UN Refugee Agency, has received CAD $50,000 from Unifor Social Justice Fund to provide emergency aid to Rohingya refugees. Since late August, more than 580,000 Rohingya refugees have fled to Bangladesh to escape...
Nearly two years after the lifeless body of three-year-old Syrian toddler Alan Kurdi was found on a Turkish beach, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, urges the international community to take robust action to prevent more tragedies. Although the number of arrivals in...
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