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Sweet story: “Peace by Chocolate” documents Hadhad family’s extraordinary journey from Syria to Canada
Tareq Hadhad landed in Canada as a Syrian refugee in 2015. Eleven months after, the Peace by Chocolate founder became a Canadian citizen.
UNHCR regains access to Adi Harush and Mai Aini camps while two other camps for Eritrean refugees remain cut off by the ongoing insecurity.
The IOM and UNHCR are deeply saddened by a tragic shipwreck off the Libyan coast yesterday, the first of 2021 in the Central Mediterranean, which claimed the lives of at least 43 people.
More than 2,200 asylum seekers and refugees have now been relocated from reception centres on Greek islands and elsewhere in Greece to other European countries.
For 50,000 formerly stateless Uzbeks, citizenship will unlock the door to foreign travel, the right to vote and allow them a new-found dignity.
A resurgence of violence in the Central African Republic has driven 5,000 Central Africans to seek safety across the border in Cameroon.
UNHCR regained access to two refugee camps in Tigray and found Eritrean refugees in desperate need of supplies and services two months after conflict forced humanitarian workers to withdraw from the region.
UNHCR is calling for the end to all violence in the Central African Republic as nearly 60,000 people have been forced to seek refuge.
UNHCR applauds the entry into force of important new measures in Mexico to protect the rights of child refugees and asylum-seekers.
Statement attributable to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi on the situation of Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia’s Tigray region
Filippo Grandi: “I remain extremely troubled by the humanitarian situation in the Tigray region of Ethiopia and its impact on civilians.”
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