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Amid ration cuts, more than one million items of clothing donated by retailers Gap Inc. and Hanes bring a welcome boost to refugees and hosts in South Sudan
Refugees living in Switzerland have organized a platform to advocate for their rights
Message from the United Nations humanitarian, refugee, and development chiefs on the situation in Syria and the region
Statement by the Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Martin Griffiths, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, and the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Achim Steiner
Millions of stateless people around the world are denied a nationality. This means that they often cannot go to school, see a doctor, get a job, open a bank account, buy a house or even get married. The Multi-Religious Council of Leaders committed today to strive...
By Vivian Toumen in Deir ez-Zor, Syria After years of fighting destroyed much of eastern Syria’s largest city and displaced hundreds of thousands of residents, UNHCR is helping families get back on their feet. Standing beside their parched fields on the once fertile...
This is a summary of what was said by Grainne Ohara, Director of the Division of International Protection of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today’s press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva....
After fleeing Burundi and landing in camps in Tanzania, Evodia and Josephine reunite — three and a half years later.
By Claris Achu in Gbadolite, the Democratic Republic of the Congo After fleeing violence and spending years living in camps, UNHCR is easing the route home for thousands of refugees from CAR who are choosing to return to safer areas. Dressed in an embroidered African...
Antonina and Natasha arrived in Slovakia without a plan. By evening, with help from UNHCR, they have a place to stay and hope for the future.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and TikTok launch a hashtag challenge and live concert series #TheWorldNeeds, using music to bring people together and promote solidarity with refugees
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