Refugees fleeing South Sudan pass one million mark

Refugees fleeing South Sudan pass one million mark

With this milestone, South Sudan joins Syria, Afghanistan and Somalia as countries which have produced more than a million refugees. GENEVA – The number of South Sudanese refugees sheltering in neighbouring countries has this week passed the one million mark,...
Mobile connectivity a lifeline for refugees, report finds

Mobile connectivity a lifeline for refugees, report finds

New study by UNHCR and Accenture finds mobile phone and internet access is as critical to refugees’ safety and security as food, shelter and water. GENEVA – As well as being essential for keeping in touch with loved ones, many refugees view access to a mobile phone...
Cate Blanchett, Kit Harington & stars in refugee video

Cate Blanchett, Kit Harington & stars in refugee video

In the moment they flee, refugees cast a last desperate look around their homes and grab a few vital possessions to take into exile. Highlighting their harrowing choices, UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett today launched a powerful video, supporting UNHCR’s...
Refugees find chance to flourish in German workforce

Refugees find chance to flourish in German workforce

Many German businesses are striving to break down employment barriers for newcomers, integrating them into the German job market with internships and vocational training. The task is significant. Germany’s Federal Labour Office says it advised 322,000 asylum-seekers...

Pin It on Pinterest