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Tragic image of drowned father and child must propel prevention measures28 Jun 2019
UNHCR to launch first Global Refugee Forum24 Jun 2019
A message to the world’s refugees from UNHCR chief Filippo Grandi20 Jun 2019
Refugee chief says World Refugee Day is a moment to recognize the courage of the 70 million who have fled war, violence and persecution.
Global forced displacement tops 70 million19 Jun 2019
UN Refugee Chief calls for ‘redoubled’ solidarity as annual Global Trends report shows displacement doubled in 20 years.
UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi’s message on the occasion of Ramadan10 May 2019
UNHCR unveils the Refugee Zakat Fund, a global Islamic finance structure to help displaced populations worldwide26 Apr 2019
Taking philanthropy to a new level, UNHCR restructures its existing Zakat program into the Refugee Zakat Fund to help individuals and Islamic financial institutions realize their social responsibility with global impact
Venezuelans risk life and limb to seek help in Colombia15 Apr 2019
Refugees and migrants brave floods, bandits and treacherous footpaths in a desperate search for food, medicine and safety in Cúcuta.
UNHCR rushing staff, supplies to assist people affected by Cyclone Idai25 Mar 2019
This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Babar Baloch – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today’s press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.
UNHCR mourns the deaths of three colleagues killed in Ethiopian Airlines crash11 Mar 2019
UNHCR has suffered today a huge loss.
UN convoy supports vulnerable, displaced people in Rukban28 Feb 2019
The United Nations with the Syrian Arab Red Crescent are carrying out the largest humanitarian convoy to provide life-saving humanitarian assistance to the people at Rukban makeshift settlement.