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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.
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.