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Remembering our humanitarian legacy with ‘Safe Haven: Jewish Refugees in the Philippines’10 Feb 2020
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.
PH Pledges Commitment in First Global Refugee Forum23 Dec 2019
At the Global #RefugeeForum, the Philippines joins other states and stakeholders in building a world where no one is left behind.
World gathering on refugees opens in Geneva after ‘decade of displacement’16 Dec 2019
A three-day global gathering aimed at transforming the way the world responds to refugee situations starts today in Geneva, Switzerland.
UNHCR and UNICEF support Zamboanga City in pilot birth registration project for Sama Bajaus10 Dec 2019
More than 200 Sama Bajaus were provided with birth certificates today, in a pilot birth registration project spearheaded by the Zamboanga City local government and supported by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).
Displacement due to Mindanao Earthquakes28 Nov 2019
As of 27 November, 183,244 individuals have been displaced. The national government is leading the response, with assistance from in-country humanitarian partners.
Preparing communities for the next emergency28 Nov 2019
In Agusan del Norte, you have helped empower the most vulnerable communities to prepare for and respond to future emergencies.
A space for refuge and learning27 Nov 2019
In Davao Del Norte, you have helped rehabilitate a dilapidated classroom and transform it into a space of learning for students, and a place of refuge for families who flee from emergencies.
Hike for a cause with TrailAdventours29 Oct 2019
Join our upcoming hikes to step in solidarity with families displaced by conflict and violence.
UNHCR Increases Aid to Syria25 Oct 2019
More than 95,000 people have been given emergency aid. Thousands more are in need.
New refugees arrive to Iraq in a week of violence in northeast Syria21 Oct 2019
This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Andrej Mahecic – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at the 18 Oct 2019 press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.