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Registration helps Syrian boy with cerebral palsy access vital heath care in Iraq

16 October 2013

About 100 Syrian families are registered each day in Sulimaniya, adding to the population of just under 200,000 refugees spread across northern Iraq.

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Greater support in countries of first asylum needed to stem refugee outflows

26 August 2015

UNHCR notes that, despite urgent need for funds to handle Syria crisis, action plan remains hugely underfunded

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UNHCR assists refugees at Greece-FYR Macedonia border, where calm is returning

24 August 2015

At the weekend, refugees from Syria found themselves in the midst of a chaotic scene in south-eastern Europe.

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Athens accommodation site opens for new arrivals in Greece

20 August 2015

New centre provides shelter and basic services to people who recently arrived in Greece

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Baby born displaced finds shelter thanks to UNHCR

17 August 2015

After fleeing their home, one Syrian family have finally found shelter after welcoming a new addition.

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We felt maybe it's our turn to die. But we didn't want to die. So we made up our minds to leave.

Sahar, 25
Syrian refugee in Lebanon

They gave us biscuits, cheese, dates, dry meat – all very nice... And they gave us mats, blankets and kitchenware.

mother of three at Jordan’s Za'atri camp

Everyone needs to be doing all they can for the innocent families caught in the crossfire.

Angelina Jolie
UNHCR Special Envoy

It is heartbreaking to see so many Syrian citizens losing their lives, uprooted from their homes, or trapped in war zones.

António Guterres
High Commissioner for Refugees

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