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The healing journey of forcibly displaced children through art

The healing journey of forcibly displaced children through art

Imagine a future where every child uprooted by conflict finds sanctuary and hope—this is the vision propelling UNHCR and its partners, like Caritas Nigeria, as they weave a safety net of protection around the youngest victims of forced displacement in Borno State....

Rebuilding Dreams: Hafsat’s Journey from Loss to Empowerment

Rebuilding Dreams: Hafsat’s Journey from Loss to Empowerment

Hafsat Adam, a 34-year-old resident of Maiduguri in Borno State, North-East Nigeria, represents the resilience and fortitude of the many beneficiaries of UNHCR’s Urban IDP outreach program funded by the European Union Humanitarian Aid and other donors. Committed to...

Hope away from home – World Refugee Day 2023

Hope away from home – World Refugee Day 2023

Each year on 20 June, the world celebrates the strength and courage of people who have been forced to flee their home country to escape conflict or persecution. A day to shine a light on the rights, needs and dreams of refugees, helping to mobilise political will and...