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Survivors of violence among 93 vulnerable individuals on board first evacuation flight to Italy as part of new emergency mechanism.
Forcibly displaced women are often best placed to lead interventions on gender-based violence and other issues affecting their communities.
This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Shabia Mantoo – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is gravely concerned about the safety and security of...
Alganaa refugee camp in Sudan has been submerged by flood waters, leaving 35,000 South Sudanese refugees in need of urgent assistance.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, deplores Thailand’s deportation of a Cambodian refugee, which occurred only ten days after the authorities deported two other Cambodian refugees. This action contravenes the principle of non-refoulement, which obliges States – including...
Salah, an Ambassador for Instant Network Schools, pays surprise virtual visit to classroom at a school in his native Egypt.
As Lebanon suffers a devastating economic collapse, UNCHR is helping struggling Lebanese and Syrian families to live in safety and dignity.
A network of over 100 Ethiopians displaced by the conflict are supporting others to recover from trauma and access basic services.
A new report released today by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, shows how far the international community has come since it called for the development of a new international framework to share responsibility for refugee situations – the Global Compact on Refugees (GCR)....
IOM, UNHCR provide emergency aid to asylum-seekers and migrants at the Belarus-Poland border, call to ensure well-being of people and prevent loss of life
UNHCR was granted access to a makeshift camp on the Belarusian border where 2,000 asylum-seekers, refugees and migrants have been staying.
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