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“How we treat the uprooted will shape the future of our world ” Our writes in 🔗
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Mohammed Abu Asaker 21h
Being a refugee does mean loosing hope. Small things make refugee children smile. A Rohingya refugee child at Kutupalong refugee camp holding a colorful hand-made fan. The camp currently hosts over half a million refugees, more than half are children.
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Roberto Mignone 5h
6,614 and asylum seekers registered by in 2017 - total registered population 45,129 individuals
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These Burundian refugees do not have classrooms, but they are pursuing their dreams in classes held under trees
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Everyone has the right to life and liberty. Everyone has the right to freedom from fear. Everyone has the right to seek asylum from persecution.
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Refugee women in Jordan have learned to defend themselves thanks to this all-female self-defence studio
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UNHCR supporter & actor Theo James met with Syrian refugee Housam in Greece. 18 months later, they meet again.
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UNHCR Yemen Jan 1
Our new year's wish is for peace to prevail in Yemen, for the needs of the the 21 million affected by conflict to be fulfilled and for the 2 million who have been forced to flee their homes to be able to return safely. We wish all of our followers a happy new year. #2018
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UNHCR Libya Jan 1
We are starting the year with energy - with these committed women who participated in our training on International Law!
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UNHCR Lebanon Jan 3
Already struggling to cover their rent, food and medical expenses, Syrian refugees in are ill-prepared for the harsh conditions and additional costs that winter brings.
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UNHCR Innovation Jan 3
Our Year in Review: Whilst tech continued to advance, we refocused our efforts to the future. Experimentation, research, and refugee voices were central to the new direction. We also killed our Innovation Labs. Discover more in our new report:
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Esther is on a mission to inspire girls and change the narrative around refugees in Africa. She is part of the
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A small nudge team less interested in drones and more in better decision-making - in 2018 ⤵️ 🔹 focus on behaviour and mindset change 🔹 refugee voices + experimentation at the core 🔹 more data driven 🔹 no more innovation labs
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This is how people across the U.K. are welcoming refugees. A Great British Welcome:
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Melissa Fleming Jan 2
Must-read - 's memoir about her once beautiful young life in a Yazidi community in Iraq until ISIS turned it into a nightmare- killing family, then enslaving her. She is so brave to tell her story and exposing these crimes against humanity.
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Chris Reardon 21h
Hungary made it harder for refugees to integrate, but look who’s caring for some of its oldest citizens.
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Efi believes miracles can happen when we open our arms to refugees. Know a hero like Efi helping refugees? Nominate them for the 2018
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What does home mean to you? With 65.6 million people displaced around the world, our writes about home and refugees.
UN Refugee Agency Jan 3
These self-defence classes empower refugee women physically and psychologically 💪 🙌
UN Refugee Agency Jan 3
This San Francisco coffee shop is staffed entirely by refugees at Company ☕️
UN Refugee Agency Jan 3
"A human being is like a tree. 🌳 When you are in a bad environment, you narrow yourself and your thoughts. But in a good place, you expand”
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Melissa Fleming Dec 23
In striking images and shocking video, see why 600,000 Rohingya people were forced to flee their homes in Myanmar:
UN Refugee Agency Jan 2
Going home after a long exile is a difficult, brave choice for some Somali refugees.
UN Refugee Agency Jan 2
"I’ve not really met refugees before. We have made friends. I don’t want it to end because then I won’t see them every week."
UN Refugee Agency Jan 2
This tree planting nursery provides jobs and resources for refugees in Tanzania:
UN Refugee Agency Jan 2
Efi believes miracles can happen when we open our arms to refugees 🙌
UN Refugee Agency Jan 2
We face a vicious cycle of little help being available, limited outreach to survivors, inaccessible services, and a culture of silence. All of which reinforce a myth that male victims are rare.
UN Refugee Agency Jan 2
These self-defence classes empower refugee women physically and psychologically 💪 🙌
UN Refugee Agency Jan 2
About 100 refugees and locals are learning new skills and earning a regular monthly income thanks to this tree planting nursery 🌳
UN Refugee Agency Jan 2
His previous life evaporated, but Mohammed still had sport, his wife and newborn child to help him carry on.