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Donors show solidarity with refugees and steadfast support for UNHCR programmes for 2021
Donor governments pledged a record US$932 million to UNHCR for next year’s activities at its annual pledging conference in Geneva.
How climate change is multiplying risks for displacement
Global heating is compounding threats for people already living with conflict and insecurity, further driving displacement around the world.
75,000 children in Iran to gain nationality under new law
UNHCR welcomes the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s move to give nationality to thousands of children born to Iranian mothers and non-Iranian fathers.
Child-trafficking in Mali increasing because of conflict and COVID-19
Conflict, insecurity, COVID-19 and deteriorating economic conditions in Mali are leading to a rise in children trafficking, forced labour and forced recruitment.
Humanitarian access urgently needed to reach civilians, Eritrean refugees in Tigray
UNHCR is appealing to the federal authorities in Ethiopia for urgent access in order to reach Eritrean refugees in the Tigray region.
Survivors of sexual violence rebuild their lives in the DRC
Over 300 women survivors of sexual and gender-based violence are receiving training and psychosocial support to help them reintegrate into society.
Nearly 40 million at heightened risk of violence, discrimination and rights abuses as Covid spawns a ‘coping crisis’
Study reveals a severe deterioration in international efforts to protect the world’s most vulnerable, with human rights violations on the rise.
‘Climate change is the defining crisis of our time and it particularly impacts the displaced’
UNHCR’s Special Advisor on Climate Action, Andrew Harper, outlines how global warming is driving displacement, and why decisive action is vital now.
Free e-Cookbook | Tastes from Home: Recipes from the Refugee Community
“Tastes from Home: Recipes from the Refugee Community” is a free e-cookbook that will be released on December 14, 2020. Here’s a sneak peek!
UNHCR chief calls for support for Sudan as it hosts Ethiopian refugees
Filippo Grandi also launches an appeal for nearly US$150 million to help the government of Sudan look after the refugees.
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