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.
After fleeing to the world’s largest refugee settlement, young Rohingya parents lived in fear of monsoon weather before moving to new home on stilts.
American reality TV series, HGTV’s “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition,” helps a community build a dream home so a family can build its future.
Advocates and refugees share why newcomers from Africa should be celebrated for overcoming obstacles and bringing culture and prosperity to Canada.
This past year saw the success of a collaborative initiative between Culture Link in Toronto and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency. Launched on World Refugee Day, June 20th 2019, the Youth Leadership Program (YLP) is an educational initiative targeted at persons aged 18-24.
In the midst of a city-wide housing crisis, a local shelter helps newcomers find a stable beginning. Two refugees from Uganada share their stories.
Supported by UNHCR and the Governments of Ethiopia and Kenya, 76 Ethiopian refugees returned home voluntarily this week from Kakuma refugee camp
UNHCR Canada partnered with Youth Ottawa on a storytelling initiative supporting youth engagement. Three refugee youth shared their stories of resettling in Canada.
Last year, UNHCR, Jumpstart and TRIEC organized an event that took a closer look at mentorship and allowed participants to share their own stories.
The world must step up and do more for Afghan refugees, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said , calling for greater solidarity and support.
Forty years of conflict have trapped millions of Afghans in exile, but Nadia yearns to go home – when peace returns, and once she has the medical skills to care for her people.
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