Brighter Lives for Refugees is Back!

Brighter Lives for Refugees is Back!

Together with the IKEA Foundation we are excited to launch the return of the Brighter Lives for Refugees campaign to raise millions of dollars for refugees living around the world. This marks the second year of the campaign. Last year’s campaign raised over 10 Million...
Building a Camp: a measured response to Iraqi displacement

Building a Camp: a measured response to Iraqi displacement

AL WAND 2 CAMP, Iraq, January 15 (UNHCR) – Chris Nixon takes measured, large strides across the swathe of desert that has been flattened and pushed into something resembling a sandy football pitch. “Sixty meters is the length of a plot,” he calls over his shoulder,...
Displaced Iraqis seek safety and aid in camps as winter falls

Displaced Iraqis seek safety and aid in camps as winter falls

ARBAT, Iraq, December 30 (UNHCR) – More than 3,000 internally displaced Iraqis are living in Arbat camp three months after it opened to shelter to some of the 2 million people uprooted by conflict in northern and central Iraq in 2014. They comprise some 660 families,...
5 Things You Should Know About The #CARcrisis

5 Things You Should Know About The #CARcrisis

Violence in Central African Republic continues to flare and drive hundreds of thousands of terrified families from their homes. Here are 5 things to know. 1. How long has it been happening? A history of military coups and rebellion in the Central African Republic...

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