“We honour the resilience and courage of more than 65 million people who have been forced to flee war, persecution and violence. But it’s also a moment to recognise those communities and people around the world who receive refugees and the internally displaced in their midst, offering them a safe place, and welcoming them in their schools, their workplaces and their societies.”
“Art feeds me. This is my hobby, it is my life. I have nothing else.”
‘The learners feel safe to come to study at night. Without this project, it would be impossible for this to happen’
UNHCR estimates that nearly US$40,000 worth of assistance is needed to deal with the effects of the flooding.
“One of my students went on to Princeton, one of the top Ivy League schools in the US, for his undergraduate degree, then to Germany where he completed his postgraduate degree. He is now pursuing his doctorate.”
“Running is my passion, it is something I really love to do and it is a way of life to me. It gives me hope and hope is life.”
“Being gay is not a challenge. I was born like that. I left my family in my home country and created a new family with the LGBTI community here”
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.
With this improved cook stove, households will not only save up on time that would otherwise be spent on collecting wood or long hours of cooking, but will significantly reduce the safety risks associated with firewood collection.
“We had rights but we did not know how to enjoy these rights because we did not have identity cards.”
The verification exercise will allow the Government and UNHCR to collect accurate and updated information of all Persons of Concern.