“The love of sport brings people together in a unique way. The passion and acceptance that comes from playing and supporting teams can dissolve differences. I hope this strengthened relationship with the FC Barcelona Foundation, will pave the way for a significant improvement of the lives of millions of refugee children and bring communities together,” said Grandi.
In the long term, UNHCR intends to construct dykes across flooding areas to prevent water from reaching the camps.
The 2017 London Somalia Conference: ‘Supporting Refugees and Their Host Communities in the Horn and East Africa’
An international conference on Somalia was held in London on 10 May 2017. The conference co-chaired by British Prime Minister, Theresa May and the United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres was also attended by head of states and governments from East Africa nations, key partners and other eminent officials from […]
The toll free number, 0800720063, is expected to improve Individual Case Management (ICM), identify and fast-track vulnerable cases, reduce costs associated with accessing UNHCR such as transport and the time spent trying to gain access to UNHCR services.
More than 75,000 refugee children in Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia, Sudan and DRC have crossed South Sudan’s borders either unaccompanied or separated from their families.
Dadaab Refugee Camps have a total of 264 senior and junior youth teams engaged in various sports ranging from football, volleyball and athletics.
27th February 2017, Nairobi, Kenya – The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) will hold a special Summit on Durable Solutions for Somali Refugees on 25th March 2017 in Nairobi. During the 28th Extra-Ordinary Summit of the IGAD Assembly of Heads of State and Government held in Mogadishu on 13th September […]
The objective of the programme is to improve health standards for the host communities and refugees in Kalobeyei, increase food and nutrition security and promote economic opportunities, increase school enrolment for children, improve child safety and well-being and increase social cohesion between refugees and host communities.
“We do not want to see more refugees. It does not help us. We want them to go back home and become ambassadors of peace.”