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UNHCR is alarmed at ongoing atrocities carried out by armed groups in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), which have become part of a systematic pattern to disrupt civilians’ lives, instill fear and create havoc.
Eliana was four months pregnant when she heard about the first novel coronavirus case in Kakuma refugee camps in northwestern Kenya.
Filippo Grandi thanked President Carlos Alvarado for Costa Rica’s commitment to protect and promote the inclusion of refugees and asylum seekers.
UNHCR is appealing for humanitarian access to reach tens of thousands of people in dire need after they fled escalating violence, clashes, and military operations in CAR.
During a visit, UNHCR chief Filippo Grandi says economic inclusion is key to the success of both asylum-seekers and their host communities.
As rains approach, the race is on to get aid to thousands seeking safety in a remote village in neighbouring Democratic Republic of the Congo.
UNHCR welcomes the establishment of a new asylum unit in Guatemala which will have expanded capacity to receive, process and adjudicate asylum claims in the country.
UNHCR welcomes Canada campaign on global education for refugee and displaced children, and host communities
UNHCR welcomed today “Together for Learning” – a new three-year campaign from Global Affairs Canada that will support quality education.
UNHCR and the IOM praised Colombia’s initiative to provide ten-year temporary protection status to Venezuelans in the country.
Statement by the UN High Commissioner for refugees on Colombia’s new temporary protection measure for Venezuelans
Statement by the UNHCR Chief, Filippo Grandi, on Colombia’s new temporary protection measure for Venezuelans.
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