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New U.S. rules regarding refugee resettlement

UNHCR underscores humanitarian imperative for refugees as new U.S. rules announced In light of today’s Executive Order regarding U.S. refugee resettlement, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, underscores that refugees are ordinary people forced to flee war, violence and...

Inside Somalia, drought displacement growing

Inside Somalia, drought displacement growing

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Leo Dobbs – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. Drought has displaced more than 135,000 people inside Somalia since November, according to data...

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