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Funding gap spells uncertainty for desperate Syrian refugees6 Jun 2017
Shortfall of more than US$1 billion for 2017 threatens vital UNHCR assistance for 60,000 vulnerable families in Jordan and Lebanon.
More than one million children have fled escalating violence in South Sudan8 May 2017
More than one million children have now fled South Sudan where escalating conflict is ravaging the country, UNICEF and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, announced today.
Lack of documentation poses extra risk to displaced Syrians13 Apr 2017
Six years of war have left hundreds of thousands of displaced Syrians without valid documentation, compromising their freedom of movement and access to basic services.
Refugee crisis in South Sudan now world’s fastest growing17 Mar 2017
Uganda and regional states are overwhelmed and in critical need of help.
Funding crunch exacerbates Yemen ‘catastrophe’17 Feb 2017
Deaths through famine and lack of medical attention in the country are being aggravated as UN Refugee Agency relief operations are just one per cent funded.
UNHCR: Conditions deteriorating in Yemen, humanitarian catastrophe looms10 Feb 2017
This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson William Spindler – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today’s press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.
Displacement wave expected if Mosul, Hawiga fighting intensifies3 Feb 2017
Agency steps up plans to respond to expected spike in numbers fleeing renewed fighting.
UNHCR Alarmed at Impact of U.S. Refugee Program Suspension30 Jan 2017
UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi is deeply worried by the uncertainty facing thousands of refugees around the world who are in the process of being resettled to the United States.
Joint IOM-UNHCR Statement on President Trump’s Refugee Order28 Jan 2017
We strongly believe that refugees should receive equal treatment for protection and assistance, and opportunities for resettlement, regardless of their religion, nationality or race.
H&M Foundation donates $3.3 million for education for refugee children24 Jan 2017
A global campaign by non-profit H&M Foundation has generated $3.3 million to support UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, in its work to provide education for refugee children.