The number of people fleeing war, persecution and conflict exceeded 70 million in 2018. This is the highest level that UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has seen in its almost 70 years.
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After shelling in 2014, the roof of Liudmyla’s house was damaged by shrapnel., one corner of the house was virtually destroyed and a wall of the house was on the verge of collapse.
105 participants dedicated their 5-kilometer run in a symbolic solidarity act with refugees and IDPs, cumulatively gaining 525 km as part of UNHCR campaign “2 billion kilometers to safety”
UNHCR Refugee Book initiative brings into light the refugee authors and books from different countries
Ukrainian and international writers who wrote about their refugee experiences joined UNHCR’s “Refugee Books Zone” at the 9th International Book Arsenal Festival in Kyiv, 22-26 May 2019
House of Ihnatenko family in Stanytsia Luhanska was completely destroyed by shelling and later reconstructed by NRC with funding provided by the UNHCR. Overall, 692 buildings were reconstructed by the UNHCR in 2018.
In April, UNHCR has relaunched its free telephone hotline, which now provides legal counseling to those affected by the conflict in eastern Ukraine, including internally displaced and stateless persons. NGO “DonbasSOS” will administer the Hotline.
73 refugees and asylum-seekers received a small self-reliance grant from UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, in 2018, and got a chance to learn a new profession, earn a living and contribute to the society.
During last few years, UNHCR Ukraine supported 86 communities to establish sustainable Community Centres in an effort to promote protection and durable solutions for internally displaced persons.