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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👨🏾‍🍳 Mohammed had to flee Syria and leave his restaurant behind... ... so he reopened it as a food stand in Bardarash refugee camp. 🍴

What's the Global #RefugeeForum ? A golden opportunity to build millions of better futures. Have a look 👉

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🚨 3.7 million refugee children of school age do not go to school. 🚨 That is over HALF of the 7.1 million school-age refugee children under UNHCR’s mandate.

Can't survive without your morning coffee? Watch this video about how @EverymanNY  is supporting refugees through their training program.

"A much-needed transformation in the ‘business as usual’ approach to refugee situations is underway," says @WorldBank . And the Global#RefugeeForum  is a unique opportunity to strengthen it.

They were forced to flee their homes. Now they're rebuilding their lives.

“I don’t see this as a sacrifice of any kind. I do it out of love.” 🏠 Marta has opened her humble home to Venezuelan women and children in need of safety and shelter.

As we enter the fifth decade of Afghan displacement, it is paramount that those affected remain a shared priority for the global community.

We welcome Malta’s decision to join global efforts to #EndStatelessness , by acceding to the 1954 Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons.

2 million South Sudanese live as refugees in neighboring countries. 2 million South Sudanese remain internally displaced. They must not be forgotten and should continue to be included in the talks for the implementation of the peace in South Sudan.

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

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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⬇️Spot the refugee ⬇️ 🧑🏾👶🏻👧🏿👩🏼🧓🏾👧🏻🧒🏽👨🏻👨🏾🧓🏽👴🏻👶🏿🧔🏿👨🏽 👩🏻🧑🏻👶🏽👵🏽👦🏼🧔🏻👩🏿👱🏼‍♀️👵🏼👶🏽🧒🏽👦🏾🧔🏼👴🏼 👧🏽👩🏾👵🏻👶🏾👱🏼‍♂️👦🏽👩🏻🧒🏾🧔🏽👱🏾‍♀️👨🏿🧒🏻🧓🏻🧑🏽 You see? They're just like you and me. #WorldRefugeeDay 

‘Refugee’ or ‘migrant’ - learn the difference

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

Everyone has the right to life and liberty. Everyone has the right to freedom from fear. Everyone has the right to seek asylum from persecution. This #WorldRefugeeDay , stand #withrefugees .

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This inspiring mother rescues refugee children and gives them a loving family again. ❤️

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