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A young boy from Syria with a toy world globe, at the Vinojug Reception Centre just inside the Macedonian border from Greece.
About UNHCR

Where we work

UNHCR is present in over 130 countries to protect and advocate for people forced to flee conflict and persecution.

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is present in 135 countries to protect people forced to flee.

We deliver life-saving aid to people displaced by conflict and persecution, and ensure those trapped in limbo and unable to return home can access health care, education and livelihoods so they can live in dignity. 

We support countries that continue to generously host refugees, and advocate at the highest levels of government for the rights of all displaced people and those denied a nationality, everywhere. 

Almost 90 per cent of our workforce is based in the field. The remaining 10 per cent are based at our Geneva Headquarters, or our Global Service Centres in Budapest, Copenhagen and Amman.

 

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