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.
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.
Edafe fled his home to escape violence and persecution that threatened his life as a gay man. Now, he's the Executive Director of the RDJ Shelter in NYC helping refugees resettle.
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.
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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.
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.
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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.
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 High Commissioner states that the empowerment of women is vital to better resolve a multitude of problems facing the world.
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.
Looking for ways to help women, children and families fleeing the violence in Syria?
Basma Alawee is a former refugee from Iraq who became a citizen of the United States 2016. She's a refugee advocate and community organizer in Florida.
Ensuring that children continue to learn during a pandemic has required resourcefulness and innovation. See how UNHCR has helped education continue for displaced children around the world!
Ten refugees have been selected to form the first-ever Refugee Olympic Athletes team.