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Nearly 40 million at heightened risk of violence, discrimination and rights abuses as Covid spawns a ‘coping crisis’
Study reveals a severe deterioration in international efforts to protect the world’s most vulnerable, with human rights violations on the rise.
UNHCR partners with One World Refugee Film Festival to give refugee stories centre stage in 70th anniversary celebrations
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is excited to be partnering with One World Arts along with Amnesty International Canada, CARE Canada, and Oxfam Canada to host this year’s virtual edition of the One World Refugee Film Festival from December 1–14.
The UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, is visiting Khartoum as the country receives a growing number of refugees from Ethiopia.
As the coronavirus pandemic prolongs, a lethal mix of confinement, deepening poverty and economic duress is unleashing a renewed wave of violence against refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls.
The number of Ethiopian refugees streaming into eastern Sudan has now surpassed 40,000 people since the crisis began in Tigray.
UN High Commissioner for Refugees warns of grave consequences if world looks away from Afghanistan, reiterates importance of finding solutions to Afghan displacement
Filippo Grandi calls for greater support for Afghan refugees, internally displaced and returnees ahead of a donor pledging conference in Geneva.
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Gary Troeller, former UNHCR Representative in Canada who served here in the mid-1990s.
As the numbers of people fleeing Ethiopia’s Tigray region for eastern Sudan now exceed 33,000, UNHCR is working to get enough vitally needed assistance to women, children and men in great need.
UNHCR has evacuated a group of 79 vulnerable asylum-seekers out of Libya to safety in Rwanda.
2020 will be a record low for refugee resettlement, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, warns today.
Please help refugee families in need.