UNHCR Canada

Jean-Nicolas Beuze appointed as Representative

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Signs of hope in Aleppo

UNHCR find signs of optimism in the ruined city as aid workers assist civilians.

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Syrian refugees

How a Canadian community helped to heal the wounds of war

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Children on the run

Fleeing gang violence in El Salvador and Honduras, children flee north to find safety

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49.8 million individuals received life-saving support in 2015 from UNHCR.

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