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Cataracts gradually robbed six-year-old Azaiya of his sight. A corrective operation allowed him to see a world with opportunities.
For Ali Abukar, engaging in a dialogue that represents all voices and setting up inclusive mechanisms to inform decision-making are necessary for meaningful change to take place.
UNHCR announced the appointment of British actor Gugu Mbatha-Raw as its newest global Goodwill Ambassador. Gugu has been working as a High-Profile Supporter for UNHCR since 2018 and is a powerful advocate for the rights of refugees.
UN agencies today will begin to prepare individuals and families in the informal camp in Matamoros, Mexico for entry to the United States.
Syrian refugee wins UNHCR Innovation Award for an inventive project that helps vulnerable children overcome trauma linked to past experiences.
Several thousand people fleeing escalating violence in Ethiopia’s Benishangul Gumuz region have sought safety in Sudan’s Blue Nile State over the last month.
With only limited resources, an Ethiopian refugee doctor is drawing on his skills and training to help fellow refugees in need in Sudan.
UNHCR, together with 33 partners, is appealing for US$222.6 million to provide much needed humanitarian assistance for over 315,000 Burundian refugees during 2021.
UNHCR is alarmed at ongoing atrocities carried out by armed groups in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), which have become part of a systematic pattern to disrupt civilians’ lives, instill fear and create havoc.
Eliana was four months pregnant when she heard about the first novel coronavirus case in Kakuma refugee camps in northwestern Kenya.
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