The number of forcibly displaced people has hit a record high with over 84 million people forced to flee from their homes due to conflicts and persecution. Among them are over 26.6 million refugees—85 percent of whom are hosted in low- and middle-income countries. At this moment, millions of refugees and displaced people from Afghanistan, Syria, Yemen and Ukraine are facing the most challenging moment of their lives. With your support, we can help save lives, protect human rights and build a better future for refugees and displaced people worldwide.

Find out how you can join USA for UNHCR to support refugees in your community and around the world today with these four simple actions:

Donate

USA for UNHCR helps to protect refugees and people displaced by violence, conflict and persecution. We support UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, in providing lifesaving essentials for refugees including shelter, water, food, safety and protection. During an emergency, your donation ensures that UNHCR can send relief supplies and cash assistance to vulnerable refugees and displaced families. Even small amounts make a big difference.

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Advocate

Join our global community of advocates who are standing with refugees. You can support refugees with your voice by engaging with elected officials and community leaders to protect refugee rights and ensure they are welcomed into your community. By advocating for refugees, you are empowering them to rebuild their lives.

Take Action

Welcome

A refugee's story doesn't just end once they've been resettled in a new country. After their long journey to safety, they still need your support. You can welcome new refugees who are arriving in your community by offering shelter, support or even a job. Get inspired by our stories of welcome and look for volunteer and sponsorship opportunities near you to support refugee families.

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Stories of Welcome

Connect

The more we understand, the greater sense of belonging we create. Stay up to date on emergency situations around the world—from Afghanistan to Yemen and Ethiopia to Ukraine. Learn more about refugees and emergency situations from reliable sources and share that information with your networks to spread awareness and empathy.

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