In the Philippines and around the world, see how UNHCR and its partners are helping governments step up COVID-19 preventive and preparatory measures for refugees, displaced people and host communities.
In 2019, we helped hard-to-reach communities in Mindanao prepare for disasters, and promoted confidence and self-reliance among forcibly displaced families. This 2020, let us build better futures for the 484,443 individuals who are still displaced and in need of protection.
Remembering our humanitarian legacy with ‘Safe Haven: Jewish Refugees in the Philippines’
To pay tribute to the legacy of Philippine President Manuel L. Quezon, whose Open Door policy saved close to 1,300 Jewish refugees fleeing the Holocaust, twin events were organized by the Philippine Mission to the UN in New York and the Philippine Embassy in Israel.