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UNHCR in the DRC has helped hundreds of refugees from CAR – the first such move since the COVID-19 pandemic forced border closures.
UNHCR is extremely concerned about the worsening crisis in northern Ethiopia where ongoing clashes are driving thousands of people to flee.
UNHCR has deployed teams to assist relief efforts in Central America and southern Mexico, where an millions have been affected by hurricane and tropical storm Eta.
UNHCR is concerned about a worsening security situation in Cabo Delgado province in northern Mozambique, where thousands of people have fled.
UNHCR is boosting support to internally displaced Iraqis returning to their towns and villages to mitigate some of the adverse effects of the large-scale camp closures.
UNHCR is working with authorities in Sudan to provide lifesaving assistance to more than 7,000 refugees from Ethiopia.
Over 18,000 stateless people in Kenya struggle to access basic services as they lack official identity documents.
COVID-19 is worsening the plight of millions of stateless people worldwide, UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi warned today.
Over 8,000 Ivorian refugees have now fled into neighbouring countries amid political tensions in Côte d’Ivoire, up from 3,200 in just one week.
After fighting in Tripoli twice drove Hanan and her children from their homes, they finally found refuge in an unfinished building before receiving financial help from UNHCR.
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