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In this occasional series, we feature letters from people to refugees who have shaped their lives. Yash, 17, writes to his refugee grandfather, now deceased, whom he affectionately calls Dadu. His grandad fled his home located in current-day Bangladesh as a teenager...
A person. A place. A familiar sound or smell. Finding the meaning of home while on a journey in search of safety and refuge.
With a fifth of the world’s forcibly displaced in the Americas, UNHCR’s Grandi calls for urgent solutions
With one-fifth of the world’s 100 million forcibly displaced people hosted in the Americas, urgent action is needed to respond to and resolve their plight, UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi said, as he concluded a week-long visit to the region, where he met with displaced people, community leaders and national and local authorities.
News Comment: UNHCR notes UK High Court judgement on transfer of asylum-seekers from the UK to Rwanda
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, takes note of the judgement of the UK High Court issued today with regard to the transfer of asylum-seekers from the UK to Rwanda.
After more than 20 years of dedicated and committed work with the UN Refugee Agency advocating for the rights and protection of forcibly displaced people around the world, Angelina Jolie is moving on from her role as UNHCR’s Special Envoy to engage on a broader set of humanitarian and human rights issues.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is deeply dismayed that repeated calls to rescue and safely disembark people stranded on boats in the Andaman Sea and Strait of Malacca are not being heeded. It warns that inaction from States to save lives is resulting in more human misery and tragedies, each passing day.
An integrated team of refugees and their Angolan neighbours is helping to break down barriers and foster understanding, proving that the beautiful game can be a win-win contest.
Worried by the war back home, young Ukrainian refugees in Hungary are finding new ways to maintain their mental health.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, commends the steps the Government of Kenya is taking to resolve the long-term problem of statelessness for the Pemba people in Kenya.
For decades, the United Kingdom has stood in solidarity with refugees and the communities around the world impacted by crises. Today’s announcements mark a troubling step away from that commendable humanitarian tradition.
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