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UNHCR high profile supporter, actor, and producer, Liza Koshy, meets four resettled refugee girls in her hometown of Houston, Texas, during Thanksgiving week. By Andrea Mucino-Sanchez | 25 November 2022 The laughter around the Thanksgiving table was bubbly and...
Around the world, forcibly displaced women and girls are bearing the brunt of deteriorating economies, rising prices and a lack of funding for humanitarian responses.
UNHCR warns rising tide of hunger, insecurity, and underfunding worsening gender-based violence risks
Worsening socio-economic conditions, new and ongoing conflicts and humanitarian funding shortfalls are increasing the risk of gender-based violence for forcibly displaced women and girls, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is warning today.
The project puts cameras in the hands of refugees, asylum seekers and internally displaced people in Latin America, keen to show how football has helped them.
UNHCR’s Grandi calls on EU to put safety and solidarity at the heart of the response in the Mediterranean
Tomorrow’s meeting of European Union interior ministers at an extraordinary session of the Justice and Home Affairs Council is a chance for the EU to put safety and solidarity at the heart of its action in the Mediterranean and along all other migratory routes.
In Lewiston, Maine, this group of Somali Bantu refugees are helping build community through farming. By Andrea Mucino | 22 November 2022 Their journey was arduous, but their dream survived. Today, that dream has come true in Maine where Thanksgiving tables will be...
At this year’s climate summit, displaced people warned that their attempts to adapt to the changing climate are being overwhelmed by repeated extreme weather events.
Assistant High Commissioner for Operations at UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, Raouf Mazou today urged the international community to step up sustained support to provide South Sudan with climate-adapted development assistance to help it move away from dependency on humanitarian aid.
As COP27 today wraps in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is sounding the alarm on behalf of refugees and displaced people for whom the climate emergency is piling crisis upon crisis.
Increased funding is needed to support more than 200,000 Burundian former refugees who have returned home in the last five years, as well as nearly 90,000 refugees hosted in the country.
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