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UNHCR welcomes the Rwandan government’s vaccination this week of 416 refugees – one of the first countries in Africa to do so.
News comment: UNHCR voices concern over removal of Rohingya refugees outside its office in New Delhi, India
UNHCR is concerned about 88 Rohingya refugees and asylum-seekers who were taken away by the law enforcement authorities from the front of our office in New Delhi.
On a visit to Bidibidi settlement, Filippo Grandi described projects involving government, refugees, aid groups and locals as ‘game changers’.
The IOM and UNHCR are deeply saddened by the latest loss of life in the Central Mediterranean, after two boats capsized off Tunisia’s shores on 9 March.
UNHCR deplores the recent decision of the Hungarian government to extend a decree that authorizes the police to automatically and summarily remove anyone intercepted for irregular entry and stay.
Former choir director Ana Marvez could not stand to see the musical skills of her fellow Venezuelans go to waste in their host country. So, she started an orchestra.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is saddened by the passing of former Special Representative of the African Union in Somalia, Ambassador Nicolas Bwakira of Burundi.
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is threatening the lives and rights of refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls.
Refugee Rosemary Kariuki has been recognized as Australia’s 2021 ‘Local Hero’ for her work helping other displaced women overcome isolation and gender violence.
UNHCR and WFP appealed for US$266 million to end food ration cuts for over 3 million refugees in Eastern Africa.
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