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Press Release: 1 million South Sudan refugees in Uganda

South Sudan refugees in Uganda pass 1 million mark Geneva, 17.08.2017 UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is today reiterating its call to the international community for urgent additional support for the South Sudan refugee situation and Uganda in particular, where the...

Over one million children flee South Sudan

Over one million children flee South Sudan

JUBA/GENEVA/NAIROBI/NEW YORK, 8 May 2017 – More than one million children have now fled South Sudan where escalating conflict is ravaging the country, UNICEF and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, announced today. “The horrifying fact that nearly one in five children in...

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...

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