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This is a summary of what was said by Andrew Harper, Special Advisor on Climate Action to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today’s press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. The climate crisis is a...
A campaign by the Republic of the Congo and UNHCR provides birth certificates to thousands of Congolese at risk of statelessness.
The trend in rising forced displacement continued into 2021 – with global numbers now exceeding 84 million – as more people fled violence, insecurity and the effects of climate change, according to the Mid-Year Trends report released today by UNHCR, the UN Refugee...
The worst intercommunal fighting ever seen in Cameroon’s Far North Region was triggered by attempts to adapt to climate change.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) are alarmed by the latest reports from the Belarus-Poland border and call on States to ensure that the safety and human rights of migrants and refugees are upheld. On 8 November,...
This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Shabia Mantoo – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. An upsurge of fighting in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo has forced at least...
As extreme weather events become more powerful and frequent, increasing numbers of people in gang-wracked Honduras are fleeing their homes.
Devastating convergence of conflict and climate change is driving displacement and making life even more precarious for those forced to flee.
Poet and UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Emtithal (Emi) Mahmoud had conversations with refugees and composed a poem she will perform in Glasgow.
Award-winning cartoonist Hani Abbas has created seven images that will be sold as digital assets to raise funds for Afghanistan.
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