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.
The overall objective of this initiative is to re-orient the refugee assistance program to contribute to improvement of the socio-economic conditions of the refugees and host communities.
Programmes like the accelerated learning program, which is funded by UNHCR and ECHO, will give an opportunity to over-age learners to have access to basic education.
“We cannot travel without documents. We cannot do anything to enjoy our rights.”