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Denmark contributes with USD 3 million to UNHCR emergency operations in Africa

Recurrent conflicts in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), South Sudan and the Central African Republic (CAR) in the last couple of months have put additional pressure on UNHCR’s emergency operations in the region.

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Estonia donates EUR 50,000 to Syrian refugees in Jordan

As part of the international community’s emergency response to Syria, the Republic of Estonia has donated EUR 50,000 (USD: 64, 350) to UNHCR to assist and protect Syrian refugees in Jordan.

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Finland strengthens its support to UNHCR

UNHCR thanks Finland for its significant support to UNHCR. Finland recently donated USD 12.4 million to the Syria crisis and for UNHCR operations in Africa and Asia, adding to the support so far of USD 22.4 million in 2014.

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UNHCR’s Guterres: Syria refugees reach one million

Data received from UNHCR’s offices in the Syria region shows that the number of Syrians either registered as refugees or being assisted as such has now reached the one million mark.

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Iceland supports UNHCR with ISK 6.5 million for the Syria Crisis

Iceland contributes with US $51,000 to UNHCR to help Syrian refugees during severe winter conditions.

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‘Art for Social Change’: Positive experience in Latvia inspires Swede to coach young refugees in Norrköping

When Carl Biörsmark graduated from high school in the eighties in Norrköping, Sweden, he didn’t envisage that in 30 years he would become one of the first integration coaches in the country.

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Lithuania donates €50,000 to UNHCR to help people forced to flee their homes in Ukraine

At the end of December 2014, the Republic of Lithuania donated €50,000 to the UNHCR Internally Displaced People (IDPS) Operation in Ukraine. This donation is amongst the largest contributions Lithuania has made to UNHCR’s humitarian operations.

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School children in eastern Aleppo receive boxes of winter clothes as UNHCR delivers aid during a temporary ceasefire. © UNHCR

Norway contributes with NOK 150 million to the refugee situation in Syria and the region

UNHCR thanks the Norwegian Government for their vital contribution of NOK 150 million (USD 18.3 million) to UNHCR’s Emergency and Reslience Response Operations in Syria and the region. In addition, UNHCR is grateful for the government’s pledge of NOK 40 million (USD 5.1 million) to protecting Eritrean and Syrian refugees from smuggling and trafficking across the Mediterranean.

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