UNHCR, the UN Refuge

UNHCR, the UN Refuge


We are UNHCR, the @UN Refugee Agency. We save lives and protect the rights of refugees, asylum-seekers, stateless people and all who are forced to flee.

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When your country is facing economic challenges, but opens its arms to refugees from Ukraine.

Better access to services ✅ Better access to education ✅ Better access to jobs ✅ All Ukrainian refugees will now get temporary protection status in Moldova.

To all those who welcome and support refugees and asylum-seekers around the world - Thank you! 💙

Resettlement in a new country is not always easy, but with mentorship and support from @PAIRhouston , these refugee girls have been able to build new lives and a better future. UNHCR supporter @lizakoshy  spent an afternoon with them to hear their story.

Did you know? Resettlement is an option for fewer and fewer refugees, because fewer and fewer States offer opportunities.

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Host countries cannot be left alone in helping people forced to flee find stability, safety and the means to rebuild their lives. We must step up our support, yet funding continues to fall short.

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Forced to drop out of school, these students never thought they would have the chance to study again.

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BREAKING: Situation in Ukraine has already forced people to flee their homes. Families are in urgent need of shelter and emergency aid - your support helps deliver aid on the ground:

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Thank you @BTS_twt  fandom! ? Malaysian fans have donated to an NGO helping Syrian refugees this winter to celebrate BTS' Kim Taehyung's birthday today. #HAPPYVDAY 

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

UNHCR strongly opposes externalization of asylum seekers to other countries. We urge Governments to refrain. People seeking safety and protection, who have few alternatives, should not be penalized.

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

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

History being made as the world's first-ever #TeamRefugees  enters the arena at the @Olympics  in Rio.

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At only 18, French footballer Eduardo@Camavinga  is one of Europe’s brightest young stars ⭐⚽ Many already know about his exciting talent. Now hear his story, starting at a refugee camp in Angola. @433 

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