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UNHCR urges Europe to do more to help Syrian refugees

UNHCR urges Europe to do more to help Syrian refugees

Monday 14, July 2014 GENEVA, 11 July (UNHCR) – The UN refugee agency on Friday called for European nations to do more to help Syrian refugees who are trying in growing numbers to reach the safety of Europe. A new report, Syrian Refugees in Europe: What Europe can do...

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Refugees in Poland sleeping rough

Refugees in Poland sleeping rough

Wednesday 8, February 2012 WARSAW, February 8 (UNHCR) – Homeless refugees in Poland sleep in shelters, squatted buildings, train stations or even night buses. One third of those granted asylum may be homeless. Zeynab* and her twenty-something son Akhmad spend...