After over a decade of conflict, Syria remains the world’s largest refugee crisis. More than 6.8 million Syrians have been forced to flee their country since 2011, and another 6.7 million people have been internally displaced inside the country.
Yemen is the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. More than 4 million people have been uprooted from their homes and 20 million are in dire need of humanitarian assistance.
The situation in Iraq is desperate. The needs are real. Millions of Iraqis have been forced to abandon their homes after decades of conflict and violence.
Families and unaccompanied children are fleeing horrific gang violence.
When thinking about what I can do to help, I’m always brought back to my music and how I can use song to make an impact. Moved by the images of Syrian refugee children in the news, I wrote the lyrics for White Water Tumbling.
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USA for UNHCR is leading a movement to build awareness by supporting resettled refugees in the U.S. and promoting acceptance and understanding. The U.S. has been the global leader in resettling refugees since the 1970s. Learn more about the process, which involves screening by eight federal agencies and takes years.
On World Refugee Day, held every year on June 20, we commemorate the strength, courage and perseverance of millions of refugees.
When the Syrian conflict forced Omar’s family to flee, they could no long access his medication and he stopped growing.
Approximately 720,000 Rohingya children, women and men have fled to Bangladesh escaping violence in Myanmar since August 25, 2017.
Learn more about the significance of giving Zakat, who is eligible to receive it and use our Zakat calculator to calculate your total Zakat.
The staff and current board of directors of USA for UNHCR welcome new board members Aishah Hasnie, Rachael Jarosh, Mark Lopes, Eric Sprunk and Charity Wallace.
I’m so happy you’re joining me and sharing your story! Please use the space below to write about why you support refugees. I’ll go first.
The imminent crisis in Afghanistan is the latest in a cycle of conflict that’s lasted more than 40 years. Since the start of this year, nearly 550,000 people have been forced to flee their homes.
Airbnb will match donations to USA for UNHCR up to $1 million through December 31 to bring attention and support to refugees around the world.
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Register to vote, look up your elected officials at the federal, state and local levels and check out the questions to learn where they stand on issues related to refugees.
More than half of the world’s refugees are under the age of 18. Without access to education, an entire generation's future is at risk.
With more than 216 countries affected by COVID-19, the coronavirus pandemic is a global challenge that affects us all - including refugees and other people displaced by conflict or persecution.
Ongoing violence between armed groups has forced hundreds of thousands of families to flee the Central African Republic (CAR) since 2013.
Over 100 million refugees and displaced people have been forced to flee from their homes due to conflict. Join USA for UNHCR in supporting refugees in your community with these four simple actions.
A refugee camp is intended as a temporary accommodation for people who have been forced to flee their home because of violence and persecution. Refugee camps are practical during emergencies for delivering lifesaving aid, but many refugees displaced are living through protracted situations that require longer term care.