The #WithRefugees World Tour will run through October and is made up of dozens of public events to raise awareness and inspire more action in support for people who have been forced to flee conflict or persecution.
Millions of people are uprooted from their homes every year due to natural disasters and extreme weather events. Here’s a 101 on how climate change is impacting forced displacement around the world.
USA for UNHCR’s nationwide community of supporters go above and beyond every day to make a lasting impact on the lives of refugees and displaced people worldwide. In 2019, more than 1200 Community Fundraisers organized events and hosted online fundraisers, raising more than $400,000 in support of refugees.
On World Refugee Day, held every year on June 20th, we commemorate the strength, courage and perseverance of millions of refugees.
Edafe fled his home to escape violence and persecution that threatened his life as a gay man. Now, he uses his voice and story to help empower other refugees.
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This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Boris Cheshirkov – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.
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Global response to the COVID-19 pandemic offers insights on how to mitigate the impact of climate change on displaced populations, says UNHCR’s Gillian Triggs.
Mustafa has taken to social media to rally his community to help vulnerable neighbors during the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19). With some help, Mustafa is organizing grocery deliveries for local families.
UNHCR pays tribute to the enormous contributions made every year by humanitarian workers, noting that their work has become increasingly dangerous.
UNHCR expresses its shock and horror at the attacks in Paris and cautions against the scapegoating of refugees.
“We’re people just like you, only in different circumstances.” Hear from former refugees as they share their experiences and what it means to be a refugee.
During April, leaders from several faiths have introduced changes to their services to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease. What does this mean for religious refugee communities worldwide?
UNHCR met with approximately 100 NGOs to discuss how to strengthen partnerships when responding to COVID-19 and other pandemics.
The UN refugee agency will slash the time Syrian refugees need to register in Jordan from up to eight months to a single day.
With the support he received from UPS and UNHCR, Bartolome regained his strength and was able to rebuild his house after Typhoon Haiyan.
UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, appealed for urgent and sustained support for Afghans inside the country and for refugees who have fled abroad.
The words ‘trauma’ or ‘traumatized’ are often used to describe refugees, but UNHCR’s Senior Mental Health Officer Pieter Ventevogel says most in fact cope with adversity.
Anne-Marie Grey, Executive Director and CEO of USA for UNHCR, reflects on her time visiting Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh and how they will be impacted by climate change.
In recognition of the growing climate crisis and to boost refugees’ access to safe and sustainable energy, while minimizing its own environmental impact, UNHCR launched a four-year Global Strategy for Sustainable Energy.
In 2019, we witnessed inspiring stories of refugees resettling in the United States and the incredible outpouring of support they received from individuals and their communities. These are five of the stories that inspired us in 2019.
UNHCR’s annual Global Trends report, which comes two days ahead of June 20th World Refugee Day, shows that an unprecedented 79.5 million were displaced as of the end of 2019.
Study reveals a severe deterioration in international efforts to protect the world’s most vulnerable, with human rights violations on the rise.
The commitment and generosity of USA for UNHCR’s donors in 2020 helped deliver aid to vulnerable refugee families during the most difficult times.