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Lockdown job losses make it impossible for many vulnerable Venezuelan refugees and migrants to keep a roof over their heads.
As the temperatures plunge, the checklist of items needed to stay warm surges. Thousands are in urgent need of winter assistance.
This year’s laureate of the Nansen Refugee Award is an educator who has spent more than 20 years rescuing sexually exploited and trafficked children.
Physical decline, deepening economic hardship and isolation make life tougher for older people, who comprise 4% of the forcibly displaced population worldwide.
Mayerlín Vergara Pérez of Colombia wins Nansen Refugee Award for her work helping young survivors of sexual violence, many of them refugees.
UN agencies hail milestone as over 1000 asylum seekers relocated from Greece so far this year through EU initiative
The Government of Greece, together with UN agencies welcomed the relocation of 139 asylum seekers to Germany, bringing the total number to over 1,000.
UNHCR and hundreds of NGOs called on global leaders to ensure that refugees are included in social safety nets and support services for COVID-19.
Dr. Evan Atar Adaha, the 2018 Nansen Refugee Award winner, is helping refugees and their hosts in a remote region of South Sudan curb the spread of COVID-19.
UNHCR is urging governments and donors to help bridge critical gaps by ensuring the inclusion of refugee students in national education systems.
In Colombia, Fundación Renacer has worked to give children and teens who have endured sexual violence the tools they need to rebuild their lives.
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