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UNHCR’s new 2 Billion Kilometres to Safety campaign invites the public to step in solidarity with refugees29 Jan 2019
Storm flooding brings misery to Syrian refugees in Lebanon11 Jan 2019
South Sudan: When Bullets Fly7 Jan 2019
There is no time to think when gunfire erupts. Especially when you are a 12-year-old child.
UNHCR says stabilizing ‘caravan’ situation urgently important7 Nov 2018
UNHCR dispatches over 1,300 emergency tents for families displaced by Sulawesi earthquake and tsunami19 Oct 2018
The UN refugee agency also calls for funds to aid survivors of the disaster
South Sudanese surgeon wins 2018 Nansen Refugee Award1 Oct 2018
Evan Atar Adaha is honoured for his outstanding 20-year commitment in providing medical services to people forced to flee conflict.
Refugee speakers steal show at historic TEDx event11 Jul 2018
Tens of thousands tune in to first ever TEDx in a refugee camp.
‘In all my life, I’ve not known even five minutes of peace’10 Jul 2018
Four generations of a Rohingya refugee family describe how statelessness has clouded their lives – and their hopes of returning to Myanmar.
Forced Displacement above 68 Million in 2017, New Global Deal on Refugees Critical19 Jun 2018
Displacement occurred at a rate of one person every 2 seconds
Angelina Jolie visits West Mosul, where Iraqi families are returning home to ruins16 Jun 2018
The UNHCR Special Envoy met with families who survived years of terror and displacement. Although the world seems to have forgotten them, they are determined to rebuild.