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This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Charlie Yaxley – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today’s press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.
“Knowing my HIV status gave me piece of mind – and testing was the only way I could know for sure.”
Support scheme in Rwandan capital and elsewhere sees refugee businesses including Burundian-owned LPG store create 2,600 new jobs countrywide.
“I’m walking with fellow models – all refugees from Burundi – all members of TFM – Top Fashion Models agency. And they’re good. Better than good. They’re great.”
“I am delighted that refugees are integrated in the society. It’s really great to have them here and share their heritage with us.”
UNHCR High profile supporter, model and photographer Helena Christensen is calling for urgent funding and global attention for Burundian refugees living in Rwanda following a trip with UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency.
HRH Sarah Zei interacted with refugees, UNHCR and implementing partner staff to better understand first-hand achievements – and challenges faced – in the area of reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health, but also challenges implied by the lack of lighting in the camp and alternative to cooking energies.
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