New waves of violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are forcing thousands from their homes – many are seeking safety in neighboring Uganda, already hosting 1.4 M refugees. Contributions from Denmark has enabled UNHCR to strengthen the protection for the displaced in both countries. For almost one month, […]
UNHCR thanks Denmark for substantial support to help protect the world’s refugees from the threat of coronavirus
While Europe at large is dramatically impacted by COVID-19, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, welcomes Denmark’s very significant contribution of DKK 100 M (14.8 M USD) to support UNHCR’s COVID-19 appeal to protect refugees and their host communities around the world from the threat of the pandemic. This places Denmark […]
Second Chances: Elisha’s story of finding refuge in Denmark is one of seeking stability, contemplation, perseverance and aspiration for the future.
Second Chances: Rahme’s story of finding refuge in Denmark is one of courage, determination, new beginnings and a mother’s love.
Second Chances: Fawad’s story of finding refuge in Denmark is one of sacrifice, courage, strength and hope.
Second Chances: Moudi’s story of finding refuge in Denmark is one of pursuing dreams, finding courage, having perseverance, and keeping hope.
After being forced to flee his home country and loosing family members, returning to university gave Nixon Raphael back his hope for the future. He has received a scholarship with support from UNHCR and contributions from Denmark.
Hundreds of refugees have already been moved out of harm’s way in Libya, and to safety in Rwanda’s new transit center, which is supported by funding from countries like Denmark.
Uganda is hosting one of the largest refugee populations in the world, but severe underfunding causes critical gaps in the refugee response and protection.