Children at a water pipe in the Hilaweyn camp in southern Ethiopia, home to about 45,000 Somali refugees. The construction is funded by UNHCR’s partner, IKEA Foundation, and it supplies water to the area used for agriculture by both refugees and Ethiopians.
Zain Al Rafeaa’s childhood as a refugee in Beirut inspired his lead role in the award-winning movie Capernaum, transporting him to the glitz of Cannes and beyond.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, expresses concern about the debate on the so-called “paradigm shift” in Denmark.
More than half a million people in Europe are estimated to be stateless – they have limited access to basic rights and services such as education and healthcare and can face life-long discrimination.
UNHCR’s partner Kepler provides refugees access to internationally recognized degrees and helps them transform their lives.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, welcomes the news that Lithuania has offered to receive up to five persons in need of international protection.
“Saving lives at sea is not a choice, nor a matter of politics, but an age-old obligation” – Filippo Grandi, UN High Commissioner for Refugees
More than 8 out of 10 refugees from South Sudan, the largest refugee crisis on the African continent, are women and children – and they suffer from consequences of serious underfunding.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs welcomes you to a public debate about the Future of International Refugee Response
The situations in Syria and Iraq are among the world’s most underfunded crises. Support and unearmarked funding from Norway enables UNHCR to help the most vulnerable refugees.
The situations in Syria and Iraq are among the world’s most underfunded crises. Support and unearmarked funding from Finland enables UNHCR to help the most vulnerable refugees.
A recent Danish emergency contribution will strengthen UNHCR’s response to 3.6 million displaced Somalis.