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Gang violence is forcing people from the North of Central America to flee their homes
UNHCR is on the ground aiding displaced Central American families, but resources are stretched too thin. Your gift will offer hope for a safe future.
The UN Refugee Agency is working closely with over 70 partners and governments in the NCA region to strengthen protection alternatives and encourage long term solutions for people forced to flee. Through the MIRPS (Regional Comprehensive Protection and Solutions Framework), UNHCR undertakes the following activities:
A girl from Honduras stands outside of her room in Tapachula, Mexico after fleeing gang violence.
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