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UNHCR High Commissioner explains the effects of COVID-19 pandemic on refugees and displaced communities
A global pandemic requires a global response. With your support, we can prevent the coronavirus disease from spreading and save millions of vulnerable displaced families worldwide.
Since the beginning of the outbreak, UNHCR has been on the ground coordinating efforts to safeguard the rights and needs of forcibly displaced communities and to ensure they have access to essential services and lifesaving support, particularly in densely populated areas.
UNHCR’s coronavirus prevention and response operations are focused on the following areas:
Two refugee girls from Venezuela washing their hands at an emergency shelter in Boa Vista, Brazil.
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