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We bring you the most up-to-date information from UNHCR Canada through news releases.

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UNHCR applauds Canada’s response to the Syrian crisis

OTTAWA, Nov. 27, 2015 - The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is extremely grateful to the People and the Government of Canada for their generous contribution of 100 million Canadian dollars in support of emergency relief activities...

UNHCR urges Europe to change course on refugee crisis

UNHCR reiterates its deep conviction that only a united European emergency response can address the present refugee and migration crisis. Individual measures by individual countries will not solve the problem but will make an already chaotic situation worse, further...

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