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COVID-19 has hit the Brazilian Amazon particularly hard, exposing highly vulnerable indigenous people from Venezuela to the potentially deadly disease.
UNHCR steps up activities, despite COVID-19, to assist Niger as new influx of women and children refugees in April takes total figure to over 60,000.
Olympic Refuge Foundation: Sport can offer hope to displaced communities during the COVID-19 pandemic
The Olympic Refuge Foundation today highlighted how sport can help build resilience and boost the mental health of forcibly displaced young people.
Across the Muslim world mosques stand empty, iftar meals are quiet affairs, and the joyful social gatherings that normally mark Ramadan have been abandoned.
As the Coronavirus pandemic spreads through Latin America, UNHCR is warning that many displaced indigenous refugees are now dangerously exposed and at risk.
Trained medics and refugee doctors working as cashiers and wait staff want their qualifications recognized so they can save lives in the pandemic.
Mini refugee ‘factory’ in Niger produces soap, liquid handwash, bleach and water containers for free distribution during the coronavirus pandemic.
LGBTI refugees often face a long road to safety. But for a gay man and a transwoman from Venezuela, building new lives in their host countries is a rebirth.
Hounded by gangs, the family from Honduras was among thousands of internally displaced people on the run within this small Central American nation.
A Sudanese teenager survived brushes with death in a quest for asylum, but rising insecurity and COVID-19 drove him to risk all on the open seas near Libya.
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