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More than 4,800 Somali refugees have now returned home from Yemen since UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, commenced an Assisted Spontaneous Return programme.
Joint communique by co-chairs of the International Solidarity Conference on the Venezuelan Refugee and Migrant crisis, Brussels, 28-29 October 2019.
More than 12,000 refugees from Syria have sought shelter in neighbouring Iraq since the latest influx began a fortnight ago, according to teams from UNHCR.
UNHCR is repeating its call to ensure that refugee returns from Tanzania to Burundi remain voluntary and not under pressure.
Two years ago, a Colombian housewife decided to turn her home into a makeshift shelter for refugees and migrants on a grueling trek to safety.
Last fall, youth (high school students) from across Canada came together to discuss the issues facing refugees in Canada and globally.
Teams from UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, in northern Iraq report that last night more than 900 refugees arrived from Syria at the Bardarash camp on 45 buses.
As number refugees crossing into Kurdistan Region of Iraq from Syria reaches some 10,000, one new arrival tells of crowded route to border and her fears of coming winter.
A UN-funded school building gives 500 children in a village north of Kabul, Afghanistan a better chance at finishing their education.
In recognition of the climate crisis and to boost refugees’ access to sustainable energy, UNHCR has launched a Global Strategy for Sustainable Energy.
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