Beza Yimesgen* was fortunate enough to be part of the group of refugees evacuated, from Libya to the Gashora ETM in Rwanda in 2019.
UNHCR has over 300 staff working in Rwanda, most of whom are in the field. On International Translation Day, meet Lula Tensaew, an interpreter at the Emergency Transit Mechanism.
In the midst of COVID-19, aid workers and health-care respondents remain and deliver to the most vulnerable people in the world.
Rescued from Libyan detention centres and evacuated to Rwanda, survivors of horrific torture and rape are receiving the help they need to start to heal.
Every child needs to be cared for in a family.
Hundreds of vulnerable refugees have been evacuated from risk and abuse in Libya and taken to safety in Rwanda via UNHCR’s Emergency Transit Mechanism. This is possible thanks to funding and resettlement commitments from Norway.
Hundreds of refugees have already been moved out of harm’s way in Libya, and to safety in Rwanda’s new transit center, which is supported by funding from countries like Denmark.
Asylum-seekers flown from detention in Libya to safety in Rwanda call home to reassure relatives who feared the worst.
Rwanda: Refugees and Host Communities join forces in the Misizi Marshland to improve their livelihoods
Earlier this year, the farmers produced more than 101 tonnes of maize, of which 37 tonnes were sold to the Africa Improved Food company. The remaining amount enabled the farmers to feed their families.
Ali Abdi fled conflict in Somalia two decades ago and is now a proud business owner and father in Rwanda’s capital.
UNHCR’s partner Kepler provides refugees access to internationally recognized degrees and helps them transform their lives.
“Knowing my HIV status gave me piece of mind – and testing was the only way I could know for sure.”