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Following the eruption of the Mount Nyiragongo volcano in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on 22 May, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is assessing the needs of affected communities in the city of Goma.
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Singers with refugee backgrounds are representing Sweden and Russia at this year’s contest, while a ballet dancer, based in the Netherlands, performed during an interval.
UEFA, the Union of European Football Associations, and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, have this week signed a Cooperation Protocol to support refugee access to sport and enhance social inclusion.
Statement attributable to UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi on the need to end US COVID-19 asylum restrictions
I appeal to the government of the United States to swiftly lift the public health-related asylum restrictions that remain in effect at the border.
Forced to flee armed attacks in Niger’s southwestern region, thousands brace themselves for torrential rains, which often result in flooding.
UNHCR warns against “exporting” asylum, calls for responsibility sharing for refugees, not burden shifting
Amid considerations by some governments to send asylum seekers abroad for processing, UNHCR is urging states not to externalize their asylum and protection obligations.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is delighted that three performers with refugee backgrounds will be participating in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest.
Local marketplaces are helping struggling Bangladeshi farmers sell their produce while rooftop gardens are allowing Rohingya refugees to grow their own food.
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