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The woman with golden hands: Syrian refugee in Jordan finds joy – and a future – in making beautiful things
Zuzan Mostafa has golden hands. A Syrian who fled to Jordan in 2012, she discovered she could turn almost anything old and worn into something beautiful, helping her family earn money and rebuild their lives in the process.
UNHCR, IOM: Shipwreck tragedy off the Lebanese coast underscores need for continuing support to Lebanon
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) are deeply saddened by the latest tragic incident at sea in which a boat reportedly carrying 84 people capsized off the coast of Tripoli, Lebanon, yesterday.
UNHCR partners with Hot Docs to share stories of forced displacement and migration from across the globe
UNHCR is partnering with Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival to support refugee and migrant voices from around the world.
By Manal Aoun and Houssam Hariri in Abbassiye, Lebanon Four young Syrian refugees in Lebanon work as a team to care for their brother with epilepsy, and dream of playing professional football to get him the medical treatment he needs. In the living room of the El...
By Felipe Irnaldo and Jenny Barchfield in Manaus, Brazil Indigenous Warao people from Venezuela face particularly steep hurdles building new lives in Brazil. But some of their fellow Warao are lending a helping hand. Lucetti del Pilar Ramos Blanco is a natural-born...
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, expresses strong opposition and concerns about the United Kingdom’s plan to export its asylum obligations.
Nanji Family Foundation commemorates 50th anniversary of South Asian exile from Uganda by providing over 50 young refugees with tertiary scholarships through UNHCR’s Aiming Higher campaign.
By UNHCR Staff Across much of the Middle East and North Africa, Holy Month celebrations are replaced by a struggle for survival amid economic shocks and rising food prices. Ahmad had hoped Ramadan would provide some welcome relief for his family this year....
The first thing Bahati Ernestine Hategekimana remembers about Nova Scotia is how green the Canadian province seemed compared to the neighbourhood in Kenya’s capital Nairobi where the 28-year-old Rwandan refugee had spent most of her life.
By Kristy Siegfried in Rzeszów, Poland As millions of refugees flee Ukraine, aid agencies are raising the alarm about the risks of sexual exploitation and abuse and human trafficking. At the border post in Medyka, Poland, a steady stream of exhausted refugees...
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