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These are some of the ways that UNHCR staff, people forced to flee and supporters are taking action to stay smart, stay safe and stay kind amidst COVID-19.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, welcomes Sony Corporation’s announcement of establishing “Sony Global Relief Fund for COVID-19”, through which a US$3 million contribution will be made to help protect refugees from the threat of this pandemic.
One year since the launch of a military offensive in Tripoli, Libya, fighting is further worsening with COVID-19 now bringing new threats, warns UNHCR
The worldwide movement of Scouts has long supported UNHCR. Now that support is being renewed and deepened, even in the face of the coronavirus crisis.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, today expressed alarm over growing insecurity in Burkina Faso, where hundreds of thousands of people have already been driven from their homes and now face the added uncertainty brought by the arrival of the new coronavirus.
UNHCR remains extremely alarmed at growing insecurity in Burkina Faso, which is driving thousands of people out of their homes every day.
While there have been no cases of COVID-19 so far, UNHCR is helping some 120,000 Syrian refugees living in the region’s largest camps do what they can to mitigate the threat.
Early in March, before the novel coronavirus was declared a pandemic, Samuel Suárez was already giving at-risk Ecuadorans in rural areas lifesaving tips to avoid infection.
Refugees and migrants from Venezuela during COVID-19 crisis: as needs soar more inclusive measures and aid are essential
With the coronavirus pandemic testing health care systems around the world, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and IOM, the International Organization for Migration, are calling attention to the challenges facing refugees and migrants from Venezuela.
In the face of the COVID-19 crisis, we are all vulnerable. The situation for refugees and migrants held in formal and informal places of detention is particularly worrying.