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Crossing to safety, and heartache: A blind couple's escape to Europe

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UNHCR works through the night to register Syrians reaching Jordan

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UNHCR airlift delivering relief for 50,000 IDPs in northeast Syria

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Syrian refugees in Iraq move to a new camp in Kurdistan

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Syrian refugee women fight for survival as they head families alone

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UNHCR News App: UNHCR releases a News App in three languages for mobile devices.

News Story: "Hello Sweden – to feel home in a new country".

News Story: Baggies striker from Burundi keeps on course for England call up.

News Story: As food shortages hit 800,000 African refugees, UNHCR and WFP issue urgent appeal.

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News Story: Thousands flee fresh violence in Central African Republic town of Bambari .

News Story: Rwanda: move to a new camp transforms life for resilient amputee.

Global Trends: In 2013, displacement reached the highest level in decades.

World Refugee Day: Grim landmark reached as millions remember the forcibly displaced

News Story: Rwanda: Lonely Congolese refugee finds new purpose serving travellers.

News Story: Getting connected in Liberia's largest refugee camp.

News Story: Orphaned and terrorized, Afghan siblings fly to a new start in Australia.

Global Report 2013: UNHCR's activities to assist and protect 43 million people worldwide

Infographics: A graphical look at the 1 million Syrian refugees in Lebanon.

Global Appeal 2014-2015: UNHCR's plans and funding requirements for its operations worldwide.

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