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IRBIL, Dec 5 (KUNA) -- United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Coordinator for the Kurdistan Region of Iraq Monica Noro, said Tuesday ... During the meeting, Noro went over the refugees situation in the camps and UNHCR plans and programs, as well as the number of displaced who ...
"A year of no peace and much war is about to end," said UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi. "refugee crises grow. Refugee needs grow as well." He stated that UNHCR is often asked what these figures mean and what the impact of funding gaps is. "It means that UNHCR has to prioritize, ...

During the first half of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence, UNHCR Serbia - together with partners and authorities - organized separate Focus Group Discussions with adult males, adult females, adolescent males and adolescent females in Principovac, Kikinda and Krnjaca centres, ...
As part of a UNHCR team working to resettle thousands of Bhutanese refugees from camps in Nepal, Assistant Field Officer Judith dedicated herself to learning Nepalese sign language over three months. The team also photographed items and collected objects from the camps to create a set of non-verbal ...
The UN officers, who belonged to the United Nations High Commission for refugees (UNHCR), along with UNHCR's partner organisations, later visited Rohingya refugee settlements in Jammu with the same message, according to refugees at the five settlements which this IANS correspondent visited.
"The number of refugees fleeing militia violence in south-eastern DRC and arriving in Zambia has crossed the 12,000 mark-with more than 8,400 arrivals in the last three months," Babar Baloch, a spokesperson for the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees told reporters at a regular news ...

The United Nations High Commission for refugees (UNHCR) on Friday leveled praise on Uganda's response to the refugees whose rising numbers ... The visiting director of the Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework at UNHCR in Geneva, Daniel Endres described Uganda as a model for the ...
Joint statement by WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner, UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi, UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake, WFP Executive Director David Beasley, IOM Director General William Lacy Swing, and ...
They spent their first three years in exile living in towns and cities around the country and getting by on financial assistance provided by UNHCR, the UN refugee Agency. Ehsan often found life difficult in his new and unfamiliar urban surroundings. "There were days when I thought: 'this is it, this is the end'.
UNHCR and its partners are working together every day to aid and protect Burundi's refugees in Tanzania, Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Uganda and other nearby countries. Together, we are helping families reunite with lost loved ones and training camp community workers to spot signs of sexual ...
Zambia has made more land available for a new site to ease pressure on the existing site and accommodate new arrivals. However, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and its partners are in urgent need of resources to develop the new site and for refugees to receive life-saving assistance including food, ...
Chansa Kapaya, the Tanzania representative of UNHCR, the UN refugee Agency, says that, by the end of the year, the agency and its partners hope to have built some 18,000 sun-dried mud brick transitional shelters with metal roofs. This is still only 38 per cent of what is needed. An additional 30,550 ...
UNHCR, the UN refugee Agency, welcomes the decision by the Libyan authorities to set up a "transit and departure facility" in Tripoli for ...
"I never knew I could feel this way," sings 18-year-old Maher Shamashan from Syria. The audience whoops and whistles at the premiere of a ...
In another tragic accident, on 21 November right on the border between Croatia and Serbia, a five years old girl from Afghanistan was hit by a ...
UNHCR is deeply disturbed by the forcible removal of refugees and asylum-seekers from the former 'Regional Processing Centre' on Manus Island today. The beating of refugees and asylum-seekers by uniformed officers with metal poles, shown by footage released today, is both shocking and ...
The UNHCR said it was "deeply disturbed" by the forcible removal of refugees and asylum seekers from the now-closed detention facility on ...

With hard work, determination and a helping hand from UNHCR, Colombian refugees start a successful bakery in Costa Rican capital.
UNHCR, the UN refugee Agency, attended this month's United Nations climate talks in Germany with the aim of raising awareness of ...
UNHCR takes note of reports that the governments of Bangladesh and Myanmar have reached agreement on the return of Rohingya refugees ...
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is troubled by reports to our staff on Manus Island of force being used to remove refugees and asylum ...
A new report released today by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, shows changes in the routes used by refugees and migrants to reach ...
GENEVA, Nov. 17 (Xinhua) -- The UN refugee agency UNHCR said Friday it has noted "with growing concern" an increase in murders of and ...
UNHCR, the UN refugee Agency, is seriously concerned by proposals announced yesterday by Israel's Interior Minister Aryeh Deri and Public ...
UNHCR works closely with the government of South Sudan to deliver assistance and protection services to refugees and internally displaced ...
UNHCR appreciates the cooperation with authorities in Libya and Niger, who facilitated the departure and safe arrival of 25 refugees from ...
EURELECTRIC, the European electricity association, and UNHCR, the UN refugee Agency, today announced a partnership to help provide ...
It is with growing concern that UNHCR, the UN refugee Agency, has been noting an increase in murders of and threats against human rights ...
Speaking to journalists in Nairobi, Yvonne Ndege, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Kenya spokesperson, said ...
The talks on 14 and 15 November were the latest in a series of thematic discussions convened by UNHCR, the UN refugee Agency, as part of ...
On 12 November, 4,262 new refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants were counted in Serbia, of which 3,938 were accommodated in the 18 ...
Minister: Over 62,000 Rohingyas registered with UNHCR in ... with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in the ...
For those that have chosen to return to Aleppo since the fighting stopped, UNHCR, the UN refugee Agency, and its partners are providing ...
Conditions for civilians, and in particular for the close to two million displaced Yemenis, continues to be of serious concern for UNHCR and ...
Touring Montreal on the first leg of a four-day Canada visit, High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi met young refugees and students ...
The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said the campaign, "LuQuLuQu," is centered on the African philosophy of "Ubuntu" or ...
709,000 IDPs, returnees and members of the host community from Mosul and surrounding areas assisted by UNHCR since 17 October 2016.
"I'm pleased to announce that a first group of 25 extremely vulnerable refugees were evacuated today, Saturday 11 November, from Libya to ...
Development of the legal framework of the national law on internal displacement as part of the integration of the Kampala Convention.
UNHCR provides technical and financial support to the Programa Siria through the Emerging Resettlement Countries Joint Support Mechanism ...
The Director of the UNHCR Middle East and North Africa Bureau, Mr Amin Awad, concluded a four-day mission to Tunis and Libya from 6-9 ...
UNHCR is urging the authorities of Papua New Guinea to show calm and restraint in the context of the closure of the Manus Island 'Regional ...
This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Andrej Mahecic ... The High Commissioner for Refugees was given the task of ...
A study by the UN refugee agency UNHCR found the resettlement scheme was functioning well, and access to life-saving medical treatment, ...
With two million still displaced after years of conflict, UNHCR assistance helps the most vulnerable keep a roof over their heads and children ...
UNHCR starts the process of accession of South Sudan to the 1951 refugee Convention and its 1967 Protocol: In Juba, UNHCR reinvigorated ...
UNHCR's Assistant High Commissioner for Protection assured Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh that any return must be voluntary, safe and ...
While there are no exact figures, UNHCR estimates that there are currently millions of people around the world who lack any nationality.
According to the United Nations High Commission for refugees (UNHCR) office in Libya, Eritrea placed second in global terms only behind ...
More than 50% of the world's refugees are now in urban settings. Reaching out, understanding and meeting the needs of diffused populations ...


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