Why shelter?

Jacqueline is just one of the families that UNHCR has helped. She and her family lost everything.

They were forced to flee their home in Burundi, fearing for their lives, as violence erupted. After a traumatic journey to safety they were given a family shelter by UNHCR.

Jacqueline and her son Dani

"In this family shelter we have safety… I can keep things clean and make sure the children are well. Privacy is important… we can be a family and have time to ourselves"

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