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Syria Emergency


Six years of war. 5 million Syrian refugees.


This is the largest humanitarian emergency of our era.


Please help TODAY.




could provide buckets to four Syrian families each month to use for drinking, washing & cooking


could provide an essential kitchen set to two Syrian families each month enabling them to prepare food


could provide synthetic mats to prevent five families every month from sleeping on the ground

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From refugee Olympian to UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador

Since competing in the pool at Rio 2016, Yusra Mardini has become a powerful voice for refugees in her new role with UNHCR.

'Welcome to Uganda'

The Kite Runner author and UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Khaled Hosseini talks to refugees fleeing war-torn South Sudan.

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Forced displacement worldwide at its highest in decades

UNHCR's annual Global Trends report says an unprecedented 65.6 million people were uprooted from their homes by conflict and persecution at the end of 2016.

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Refugee participation seen as key to comprehensive response

Annual talks between UNHCR and NGOs conclude with call to allow refugees to become self-reliant.

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Growing up is tough, but imagine growing up a refugee

Displaced youth are often thrust into an uncertain world, where they are at greater risk of sexual abuse, exploitation and violence.

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