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UNHCR is appealing to the federal authorities in Ethiopia for urgent access in order to reach Eritrean refugees in the Tigray region.
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.
UNHCR’s Special Advisor on Climate Action, Andrew Harper, outlines how global warming is driving displacement, and why decisive action is vital now.
“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!
Filippo Grandi also launches an appeal for nearly US$150 million to help the government of Sudan look after the refugees.
UNHCR partners with One World Refugee Film Festival to give refugee stories centre stage in 70th anniversary celebrations
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is excited to be partnering with One World Arts along with Amnesty International Canada, CARE Canada, and Oxfam Canada to host this year’s virtual edition of the One World Refugee Film Festival from December 1–14.
The UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, is visiting Khartoum as the country receives a growing number of refugees from Ethiopia.
Over 40,000 Ethiopians have fled the Tigray crisis into eastern Sudan, with no sign of a let-up in new arrivals. Many anxiously hope to be reunited with their families
“I feel really strongly that I have to do it”: Canadian heavy metal bar owner and friends sponsor Syrian refugee families
Over the past two years, Tyler has helped sponsor two Syrian refugee families so they can start a new life in his hometown of Hamilton, southwest of Toronto.
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