Bangladesh: Thousands of new arrivals assisted at transit centre, camp
Our emergency assistance focuses on refugee protection, shelter, water and sanitation, establishing new sites, upgrading infrastructure and strengthening the capacity of the local communities across south-east Bangladesh.
UNHCR facilitates issuance of PhilHealth identification cards, SMS broadcast to Marawi IDPs
UNHCR works with PhilHealth and partners to give persons displaced by the Marawi conflict IDs so they can enjoy their freedom of movement, have access to basic social services, and be able avail themselves of durable solutions after displacement.
Forced displacement worldwide at its highest in decades
UNHCR’s annual Global Trends Report said 65.6 million people were displaced at the end of 2016, some 300,000 more than a year earlier. Over 10 million people were newly displaced during the course of the year.