Orchestral musicians from 30 countries, led by Maestro Shlomo Mintz, team up for globe-spanning performance in support of the UNHCR’s COVID-19 appeal.
COVID-19 stay-at-home orders have taken a heavy toll on Venezuelan refugees and migrants, many of whom were barely scraping by even before the pandemic hit.
Since the outbreak of COVID-19, Venezuelan refugees and migrants are now faced with a myriad of challenges, including the loss of livelihoods, evictions as well as increasing stigmatization.
UNHCR urges sustained support to protect world’s forcibly displaced from “devastating” impact of coronavirus
UNHCR is seeking US$745 million as it races to prepare for and prevent outbreaks of COVID-19 among refugees and other displaced populations around the globe.
UNHCR remains alarmed at an ongoing surge in violent attacks on local populations in the Ituri province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)
Conflict and heavy floods force tens of thousands of people to flee their homes in Somalia, amidst COVID-19 threat
Heavy flooding, conflict, a crippled economy, impending desert locust swarms and the exponential spread of COVID-19 are threatening the safety and welfare of Somalia’s 2.6 million IDPs
We are deeply concerned by reports that boats full of vulnerable women, men and children are again adrift in the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea, unable to come ashore, and without access to food, water and medical assistance.
UNHCR condemns violence against Malian refugees, reportedly by the country’s security forces on May 2, housed in the Mentao refugee camp in Burkina Faso
UNHCR warns of looming humanitarian crisis in South Sudan, amidst ongoing fighting and coronavirus threat
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is warning today of the potentially devastating impact of a COVID-19 outbreak in South Sudan.