World Refugee Day 2022: New Ipsos survey shows greater compassion for forcibly displaced as war in Ukraine wears on
A NEW global study carried out in 28 countries by Ipsos for World Refugee Day shows that: Three in four adults on average across the countries surveyed agree with the principle that people should be able to take refuge in other countries to escape war or persecution,...
Ukrainian refugees depict trauma of fleeing war in new short film
“Uprooted” shows how the terrifying memories of conflict live on in those who have escaped, and sends a message of solidarity to refugees around the world.
UNHCR updates Ukraine refugee data, reflecting recent movements
GENEVA — UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has updated its data portal on the Ukraine Refugee Situation, adding new data which better reflects recent movements of refugees from and to Ukraine. The Ukraine war has caused one of the largest human displacement crises in the...
After 100 days of anguish, UNHCR is focused on protection and shelter for Ukrainians
This is a summary of what was said by Karolina Lindholm Billing, UNHCR Representative in Ukraine – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today’s press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.
Ukraine, other conflicts push forcibly displaced total over 100 million for first time
Figure must ‘serve as a wake-up call’ for more action to promote peace and address all causes of forced displacement, says UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi
World War II survivor forced to flee her home once again as war ravages her country
The support delivered to the reception centre where Lyudmyla’s family is hosted, and many other centres in Ukraine was made possible thanks to the support of the United Nations Central Emergency Relief Fund (CERF)
Minister of Social Policy of Ukraine and UNHCR Ukraine Representative sign agreement to expand displaced persons’ access to social protection including cash assistance
Kyiv, 19 April 2022 – Today, Maryna Lazebna, Minister of Social Policy of Ukraine and Karolina Lindholm Billing, Representative of the Office of the High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Ukraine signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at expanding their...
Minister for Communities and Territories Development of Ukraine and UNHCR Representative in Ukraine sign agreement to cooperate to help displaced families find sustainable and dignified housing solutions
Kyiv, 18 April 2022 – Today, Oleksii Chernyshov, Minister for Communities and Territories Development of Ukraine and Karolina Lindholm Billing, the Representative of the Office of the High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Ukraine signed a Memorandum of...
Vice Prime Minister and Minister for Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territories of Ukraine and UNHCR Representative sign agreement to enable people displaced by the war to access their rights and find sustainable solutions to their displacement
Kyiv, 16 April 2022 – Yesterday, Iryna Vereshchuk, Vice Prime Minister – Minister for Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territories and Karolina Lindholm Billing, the Representative of the Office of the High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Ukraine...