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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#Lebanon needs our help. UNHCR is on the ground in #Beirut  providing shelter kits, plastic sheets and core relief items. But the needs are massive. Here's how you can support:

When COVID put Tokyo 2020 on hold, UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador and Refugee Olympian @Pur_Biel  took time to reflect on his remarkable journey.

Join @EduCannotWait 's crucial discussion on the importance of education. Register for "Stronger Together: Education in Emergencies & Protracted Crises" here:

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The world must stand with Lebanon. Last week, hundreds died + thousands were injured when an explosion devastated Beirut. Some 300,000 people lost their homes. We are providing urgent aid, but the needs are massive. Here's how you can help:

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We must all do more to welcome refugees into our communities. It is time for action. Now.

Since the end of July 🗓 over 2,500 people have fled extreme violence in Western Darfur.

In north-west Venezuela, @ACNUR_Venezuela  is on the ground providing support to vulnerable communities during COVID-19. We have delivered hygiene kits containing 🧼🧻🧴 to people in Zulia.

The #Beirut  explosion affected everyone, regardless of nationality or status. UNHCR's emergency humanitarian response to the devastating blast is for the entire community – including Lebanese, refugees and migrant workers.

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COVID-19 is not just a physical health crisis but it is now also triggering a #MentalHealth  crisis among refugees, displaced and stateless people.

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⛈️ Extreme weather. 🏝️ Rising sea levels. 🚱Severe drought. 🌊 Floods. 🌩️ Hurricanes. 🔥 Wildfires. ⚠️ Natural disasters. 🌀 Cyclones. This is the link between climate change and displacement.

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Refugees are students. Refugees are nurses. Refugees are teachers. Refugees are electricians. Refugees are lawyers. Refugees are chefs. Refugees are pilots. Refugees are musicians. Refugees are poets. Refugees are people like you and me. Stand#WithRefugees . #WorldRefugeeDay 

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

Fight prejudice. 💪 Fight coronavirus. 🦠 Here’s how you can join the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic:

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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🌍 2/3 of people who flee come from just 5 countries: SYSyriaVEVenezuelaAFAfghanistanSSSouth SudanMMMyanmarPeace and stability in one of those countries would make an enormous difference.

How can just two dollars help protect refugees from coronavirus? 🧼 Here’s how you can help:

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