The latest stories from UNHCR.
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We take special care to bring you the latest refugee news and stories of the men, women and children we help each day.
In ‘Tastes from Home: Recipes from the Refugee Community,’ people from all over the world who now call Canada home share their stories and favourite recipes.
My family fled civil war in Liberia to a refugee camp in Guinea in West Africa. I learned the power of resilience and the value of diversity.
As families reunite, their greatest needs are food, water, shelter and sanitation. All long for peace so they can return home.
For seven decades, colleagues in the UN Refugee Agency have protected, saved and changed millions of lives. But how much better it would be if no one was compelled to flee at all…
Today marks the 70th anniversary since UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, was given its mandate by the UN General Assembly to protect people forced to flee persecution, provide humanitarian assistance and work to find solutions for millions of refugees around the world.
The final session of this year’s High Commissioner’s Dialogue considered solutions for responding to future global emergencies.
With lockdown making it all but impossible for many Venezuelan refugees and migrants to meet their basic needs, thousands have headed home – only to have to flee again.
UNHCR is working with the South African government to help people at risk of statelessness obtain vital identity documents.
UNHCR challenged students to tackle issues related to forced displacement in their debates. Here’s a summary of their winning ideas.
Writer Neil Gaiman launches animated version of ‘What You Need to Be Warm’ to raise life-saving funds for Syrian refugees left out in the cold.
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