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Omar, the big man in Mosul
Despite significant security risks and challenges accessing people in need, UNHCR is working around the clock to deliver lifesaving aid to Iraqis. Your gift will offer hope for a safe future.
The UN Refugee Agency is on the ground in Iraq and surrounding regions, working to protect and provide emergency relief efforts to refugees and internally-displaced people (IDPs). Together with partners and government authorities, UNHCR undertakes the following activities:
Hamid Abdelraza and his family stand outside their Refugee Housing Unit (RHU) in Al Jamea'a camp.
Refugee resettlement: my second chance after fleeing Iraq
Learn more about Abdallah Al-Obaidi, USA for UNHCR’s featured storyteller from the inaugural Storyteller Celebration, and why he's advocating for a robust refugee resettlement program in the U.S.Learn More
Global repercussions of the war in Ukraine: 5 critical UNHCR operations in the spotlight
The crisis in Ukraine is giving rise to significant impacts for forcibly displaced people around the world and will have far-reaching consequences on UNHCR’s operations.Learn More
World Refugee Day: Sisters revisit their journey to safety
Born as refugees in Jordan, twin sisters Ghena and Haya are discovering their family's refugee history while building a more peaceful and safe life in the U.S.Learn More
How cash assistance is helping refugees in Yemen and Afghanistan this Ramadan
Here's how refugees in Yemen, Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Iraq are observing Ramadan, how UNHCR is helping them celebrate amid conflict and how you can help.Learn More