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.
UNHCR has over 17,000 personnel. Meet Elvia Peñaranda, a Venezuelan UN Refugee Volunteer who draws on her own experiences to assist Venezuelans refugees and migrants in Colombia.
Global response to the COVID-19 pandemic offers insights on how to mitigate the impact of climate change on displaced populations.
Discrimination and hurdles in accessing jobs, schools and health care make it harder for refugees and asylum-seekers with disabilities.
Global heating is compounding threats for people already living with conflict and insecurity, further driving displacement around the world.
Over 300 women survivors of sexual and gender-based violence are receiving training and psychosocial support to help them reintegrate into society.
UNHCR’s Special Advisor on Climate Action, Andrew Harper, outlines how global warming is driving displacement, and why decisive action is vital now.
“Tastes from Home: Recipes from the Refugee Community” is a free e-cookbook that will be released on December 14, 2020. Here’s a sneak peek!
Filippo Grandi also launches an appeal for nearly US$150 million to help the government of Sudan look after the refugees.
UNHCR partners with One World Refugee Film Festival to give refugee stories centre stage in 70th anniversary celebrations
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is excited to be partnering with One World Arts along with Amnesty International Canada, CARE Canada, and Oxfam Canada to host this year’s virtual edition of the One World Refugee Film Festival from December 1–14.
“Sultans of String ZOOM Concert #3 – Refuge Edition” will take place on Nov. 27 at 8 p.m. EST. Tickets are $10.
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