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UNHCR joins response to victims of hurricane in Central America and Mexico30 Nov 2020
Humanitarian crisis deepens amid ongoing clashes in Ethiopia’s Tigray region13 Nov 2020
This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Babar Baloch – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at the press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.
Seven-month ordeal at sea takes toll on Rohingya refugees in Indonesia28 Oct 2020
This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Shabia Mantoo – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today’s press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.
Mohamed Salah to call for connected, quality education for refugee children, at UN General Assembly23 Oct 2020
Salah’s message to world leaders at the UN General Assembly: ‘Let’s make sure all children, including refugees, can go to school and achieve their dreams.’
23 October 2020
UNHCR names Nansen Refugee Award regional winners24 Sep 2020
The everyday heroes from Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East are being honoured for their outstanding humanitarian work.
Our Emergency Response to COVID-194 Sep 2020
Together we can overcome the COVID-19 pandemic. Please help us protect the world’s most vulnerable people!
UNHCR Report: Coronavirus a dire threat to refugee education – half of the world’s refugee children out of school.3 Sep 2020
‘We all miss home, but we cannot go back to the same fear’21 Aug 2020
Three years after she fled to Bangladesh, Rohingya refugee Nur Ayna shares her memories of Myanmar, experiences in exile, and hopes for the future.
UNHCR mobilizes aid for Beirut in aftermath of deadly blast16 Aug 2020
As Lebanon confronts the devastating toll of the explosion that ripped through the heart of the country’s capital on 4 August, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is directing emergency assistance to those worst-affected by the deadly blast.
UNHCR rushes support for Beirut in the aftermath of massive blast7 Aug 2020
This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Charlie Yaxley – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today’s press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.