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United Nations Seeks USD 920 Million for Rohingya Humanitarian Crisis in 201915 Feb 2019
Joint UNHCR IOM Press Release
Statement by UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie in Kutupalong refugee settlement, Bangladesh7 Feb 2019
This week I have witnessed the remarkable and global humanitarian response to date. And while it is clear that lives have undoubtedly been saved, and the Rohingya have been able to live with a sense of dignity, there are still challenges.
Atom Araullo appointed UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador4 Feb 2019
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, today officially conferred the title of national Goodwill Ambassador to Filipino broadcast journalist Atom Araullo.
Six people died each day attempting to cross Mediterranean in 2018, UNHCR report shows30 Jan 2019
Refugees and migrants attempting to reach Europe via the Mediterranean Sea lost their lives at an alarming rate in 2018, as cuts in search and rescue operations reinforced its position as the world’s deadliest sea crossing. The latest ‘Desperate Journeys’ report, released today by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, says six lives were lost on average every day.
UNHCR’s new 2 Billion Kilomters to Safety campaign invites the public to step in solidarity with refugees8 Jan 2019
The 2 Billion Kkilometers to Safety campaign will encourage people to support refugees by championing individual acts of solidarity. These acts, when taken together, acknowledge the resilience and strength of refugees.
Former refugee’s historic U.S. Congress win is a ‘global victory for refugees’7 Jan 2019
U.S. Congresswoman elect Ilhan Omar’s win is seen as a global triumph and symbol of hope for refugees worldwide.
UNHCR statement on today’s US-Mexico announcement on new asylum protocols20 Dec 2018
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has seen today’s announcements by the US and Mexican Governments on new asylum protocols.
UNHCR welcomes agreement on migration compact19 Dec 2018
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, welcomes today’s endorsement by the UN General Assembly of a Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration.
States reach historic deal for refugees and commit to more effective, fairer response17 Dec 2018
UN General Assembly agrees on an innovative global framework to better serve the forcibly displaced and their host communities.
You can now find Gifts of Hope on Lazada13 Dec 2018
Supporters can offer hope to displaced families in the Philippines and refugees in emergency hotspots worldwide through Gifts of Hope, a set of donation vouchers they can purchase individually or collectively from the shop of UNHCR Philippines on Lazada.