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Joint statement by the Government of Kenya and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees: Dadaab and Kakuma Refugee Camps Roadmap
President Uhuru Kenyatta met with the UNHCR Chief Filippo Grandi in Nairobi to discuss issues surrounding refugees and asylum seekers in the region.
In Jordan and Lebanon, refugee volunteers boost vaccine uptake
As World Immunization Week aims to boost trust in vaccines, refugee volunteers work to combat misinformation and encourage older refugees to get vaccinated.
UN High Commissioner for Refugees urges more support for Burundians returning home
UNHCR Chief Filippo Grandi praised progress made towards helping refugees find long-term solutions in Africa’s Great Lakes Region.
UNHCR and IOM saddened by latest tragedy off Canary Islands
UNHCR and the IOM are warning of the continued increase of migrant deaths at sea after at least 17 people die in the North Atlantic.
UNHCR, IOM: Latest Caribbean shipwreck tragedy underscores need for safe pathways
UNHCR and the IOM are deeply saddened by the latest loss of at least two lives after a boat capsized off Venezuela’s shores on Thursday 22 April.
Raya Abirached Appointed as UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador in the MENA Region
UNHCR announced the appointment of popular TV personality Raya Abirached as a Regional Goodwill Ambassador for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).
Grandi praises Rwanda for offering life-saving haven for refugees
In Rwanda, UNHCR Chief visits facility providing safe route out of Libya for refugees and asylum-seekers, including Somali couple who faced abuse
Mounting death toll in the Central Mediterranean calls for urgent action
UNHCR and the IOM are deeply disturbed by reports of a tragic shipwreck off the coast of Libya. Fears are that this latest incident could have claimed the lives of up to 130 people.
Teen refugee teaches other young asylum-seekers about risks of abuse
A peer-taught programme in Serbia is helping vulnerable unaccompanied children protect themselves from violence and exploitation as they seek safety.
Safety and support for Central African refugees in the DRC
On a visit to the DRC, UN Refugee Chief Filippo Grandi applauds inclusive efforts to support CAR refugees, while calling for greater international support.
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