UNHCR airlifted some 4.4 tonnes of much-needed medical aid items, including supplies to support the COVID-19 response in the Islamic Republic of Iran.
UNHCR and the Sheikh Thani announced today in Doha Sheikh Thani’s largest contribution so far to UNHCR.
With the world mobilizing to combat the spread of COVID-19, many countries are rightly adopting exceptional measures such as limiting air travel.
UNHCR and IOM, the International Organization for Migration, are concerned that international travel could increase the exposure of refugees to the virus.
An estimated 50,000 stateless people in Uzbekistan are set to acquire citizenship following the passing of a new law in the country.
UNHCR together with its 36 humanitarian and development partners, launched a funding appeal of $290 million to assist more than 300,000 Burundian refugees.
UNHCR: After 9 years of tragedy, resilience and solidarity, the world must not forget displaced Syrians
After 9 years of Syria in crisis, the Syrian people continue to experience acute tragedy. Today, Syrians are the largest refugee population in the world.
UNHCR launches its initial COVID-19 appeal to ensure the world’s response to the COVID-19 crisis encompasses and focuses on all, including those forced to flee their homes.
United Nations agencies and NGO partners today launched the 2020 Joint Response Plan (JRP) for the Rohingya humanitarian crisis.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is appealing for calm and an easing of tensions on Turkey’s borders with the European Union in light of the present increased movements of people there – including refugees and asylum-seekers.