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An exterior view of the former meat-packing plant in Dijon, which […]

Zero-Star "Hotel" that Asylum-Seekers Call Home in Dijon

Added: 31 May 2013

France is one of the main destinations for asylum-seekers in Europe, with some 55,000 new asylum applications in 2012. As a result of the growing number of applicants, many French cities are facing an acute shortage of accommodation for asylum-seekers. The government is trying to address the problem […]
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Storm clouds gather over the partly deconstructed Jamam refugee […]

Thousands of refugees moved before the rains hit South Sudan

Added: 30 May 2013

Since the beginning of May, an operation has been under way in South Sudan to move more than 18,000 Sudanese refugees to a newly built camp. Six days a week, around 500 people are transported from the Jamam camp in Upper Nile state to a recently constructed site called Kaya. South Sudan's long and intense […]
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Victor has struggled to confirm that he is a national of any […]
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South Africa's Invisible People

Added: 23 May 2013

In March 2011, UNHCR initiated a project with the South African non-governmental organization, Lawyers for Human Rights (LHR), to tackle the issue of statelessness. The specific goals of the project were to provide direct legal services to stateless people and those at risk of statelessness; to engage […]
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Three young Syrian girls play in a rundown area of Erbil. The […]

Erbil's Children: Syrian Refugees in Urban Iraq

Added: 16 May 2013

Some of the most vulnerable Syrian refugees are children who have sought shelter in urban areas with their families. Unlike those in camps, refugees living in towns and cities in countries like Iraq, Turkey and Jordan often find it difficult to gain access to aid and protection. In a refugee camp, it […]
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A UNHCR staff member gives a doll to a rosy-cheeked, four-year-old […]

From Paris With Love, Toys for Syrian Children

Added: 02 May 2013

Every year, the Quai Branly Museum in Paris organizes a collection of toys from schoolchildren in Paris and, with a little help from UNHCR and other key partners, sends them to refugee children who have lost so much. The beneficiaries this year were scores of Syrian children living in two camps in Turkey, […]
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