UNHCR, the UN Refuge

UNHCR, the UN Refuge


Global account of #UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency. We provide life-saving aid + protection to #refugees and people forced to flee. #WithRefugees #WorldRefugeeDay

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“Refugees are a treasure, not a burden.” At 16, Nujeen made the 3,500-mile journey from Syria to Germany in a steel wheelchair. 🗣️Listen to her powerful, inspiring words.

This year Burkina Faso has seen a 1,200% increase in forced displacement. That's not a typo. It's a nightmare.

What is it like to leave home — without the possibility of ever coming back?

🚶‍♂️🚶‍♀️👈 refugees 🚶‍♂️🚶‍♀️👈 migrants What's the difference?

💙 Women have a heart 🗣️ Women have a voice ✊ Women have power CF This group of war widows and orphans in the Central African Republic is taking a stand.

🌱 When trash becomes treasure: Here’s how this recycling program in @ZaatariCamp  is helping refugees earn a living and rebuild

Whoever you are, wherever you are, access to water is a human right. #GlobalGoals 

After years of exile in Kenya, these 76 Ethiopian refugees are finally home. ET Others plan to follow in their steps, as more than 10,000 Ethiopians have expressed intent to voluntarily return back to their country.

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Why can't refugees be sent back home? It's a human rights thing.

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We're delighted to announce that @themahirakhan  is our newest Goodwill Ambassador for Pakistan. ?

BREAKING: we are deeply concerned about new U.S. asylum restrictions. Our latest statement on the new rule barring the majority of people crossing the U.S. southern border from asylum

The flight of Venezuelans is now the largest and fastest movement of people in Latin America’s recent history.

68,500,000 people. 68,500,000 stories. 68,500,000 dreams. 68,500,000 journeys. 68,500,000 lives uprooted. 68,500,000 missed chances. 68,500,000 longing for home. 68,500,000 unthinkable tragedies. 68,500,000 heads full of memories. 68,500,000 were displaced at the end of 2017.

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⬇️Spot the refugee ⬇️ ???????????????????????????? ????????????????‍♀️???????????? ??????????‍♂️??????????‍♀️???????? You see? They're just like you and me. #WorldRefugeeDay 

New U.S. asylum restrictions: ☑️ excessively curtail the right to apply for asylum ☑️ jeopardize the right to protection from refoulement ☑️ are not in line with international obligations Our latest:

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Everyone has a part to play in helping refugees. What will yours be? #EveryoneCounts 

If you only watch 1 video today make it this one Stand#WithRefugees  by signing the petition

‘Refugee’ or ‘migrant’ - learn the difference

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