UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie called for the urgent establishment of a ceasefire in Yemen and a lasting settlement to the conflict.
UNHCR is concerned about intensification of conflict in Yemen’s Al Hudaydah and its impact on civilian population as well as on humanitarian aid operations.
Amid a rapidly deteriorating humanitarian crisis in Yemen, UNHCR has stepped up efforts to ensure tens of thousands of displaced Yemenis have immediate access to cash support.
UNHCR is providing shelter, food and other assistance to Honduran refugees and migrants in Guatemala and southern Mexico.
UNHCR is urging immediate action by the Government of Australia to address a collapsing health situation among refugees and asylum-seekers at off-shore facilities in Papua New Guinea and Nauru
South Sudanese surgeon Evan Atar Adaha is the 2018 winner of the Nansen Refugee Award. The award is in recognition of Dr. Atar’s outstanding commitment and self-sacrifice in providing medical services to more than 200,000 people, including approximately 144,000 refugees from Sudan’s Blue Nile.
Widespread food and medicine shortages, skyrocketing inflation, political unrest and violence are causing hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans to abandon their homeland and seek refuge abroad — including the country’s Indigenous people.
Arkells will be rocking their hometown of Hamilton as the award-winning Canadian group headline a concert to raise funds and awareness for a cause close to their hearts: supporting refugees.
Their few belongings packed into rice sacks, Momena Begum and her husband Mohammad Harez squat on a damp plot of sand just above the waterline, waiting to move to a shelter on higher ground.