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The official account of , the United Nations Refugee Agency. Providing life-saving aid and protection to + the forcibly displaced.

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Born on 20 June 1951

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  1. Pinned Tweet
    Jun 20

    ⬇️Spot the refugee ⬇️ 🧑🏾👶🏻👧🏿👩🏼🧓🏾👧🏻🧒🏽👨🏻👨🏾🧓🏽👴🏻👶🏿🧔🏿👨🏽 👩🏻🧑🏻👶🏽👵🏽👦🏼🧔🏻👩🏿👱🏼‍♀️👵🏼👶🏽🧒🏽👦🏾🧔🏼👴🏼 👧🏽👩🏾👵🏻👶🏾👱🏼‍♂️👦🏽👩🏻🧒🏾🧔🏽👱🏾‍♀️👨🏿🧒🏻🧓🏻🧑🏽 You see? They're just like you and me.

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  2. “This is a safe place for me. But I would still like to work and help my mother and brothers in Darfur,” - hears the hopes of refugees in Niger

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  3. 220 people have drown off Libya in recent days. These latest fatalities have pushed the death toll in the Central Mediterranean route to over 1,000 in 2018.

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  4. 16.2 million people were driven from their homes in 2017. 44,400 each day. 🗓️ 1 every 2 seconds. ⏱️

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  5. Football/Soccer coach ⚽ Elementary school principal 👨🏿‍🏫 Family man 👨🏿👨🏿👶🏿👧🏿 Refugee Spend a day with Bertine in Gillette, Wyoming 🇺🇸 -

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  6. Do refugees live in refugee camps? Most don't. 58% actually live in cities. 🏙️ Understand the facts:

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  7. Retweeted

    A refugee child evacuated from Libya to Niger made this drawing. He could have been among the 220 people who drowned in the Mediterranean today. Let’s give more children safe pathways out of despair.

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  8. The world’s refugees need all the help they can get. Here are seven ways that businesses can support them. By via :

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  9. In 🇹🇿 they beat drums. In 🇺🇦 they laughed. In 🇧🇩 they painted. In 🇺🇬 they danced. In 🇮🇳 they posed. In 🇸🇳 they slammed. In 🇳🇬 they sang. In 🇺🇸 they displayed. Around the 🌏🌍🌎 we came together.

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  10. Marking ! 🇵🇦 Talented refugee chefs take part in the festival, Panama 🇳🇬 Our standing 🇬🇷 A on Kos, between refugees & a local club 🇹🇷 Refugee & Turkish musicians solidarity concert in Istanbul

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  11. Retweeted
    7 hours ago

    Agadez, Niger - meets with young people from Sudan who say they are seeking safety, education & solutions

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  12. celebrations! 🇸🇴 Somalia's refugee & host community soccer 🇪🇬 Egypt - "Don't let anything stand in your way, life is ahead of you" - Hala & her art work 🇷🇸 Serbia - standing ! 🇮🇪 Ireland - refugee chefs cook up a storm!

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  13. Our Goodwill Ambassador writes eloquently about why it’s a matter not only of common sense, but of common decency, to help refugees.

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  14. “I know there is no way to take away the pain and all that you’ve lost.” UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie meets displaced families in West Mosul, Iraq, as they return to the devastated city after its liberation from ISIS last summer:

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  15. Based on aerial mapping, we estimate that up to 200,000 refugees in Bangladesh could be at risk of landslides and floods and still need to be moved to safer areas

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  17. celebrations! 🇨🇲 Handicrafts & for Nigerian refugees & Cameroon hosts 🇨🇷 A refugee entrepreneur exhibition in 🇧🇷 Standing in Brazil 🇪🇸 deliciousness in Madrid, Spain! (Pic: Jane Mitchell)

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  18. Do you have a fresh idea, new approach or project that will improve the way we help and protect refugees and others who have been forced to flee? Apply for a UNHCR NGO Innovation Award:

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  19. Retweeted

    Very saddened by the news of 120 persons drowning at sea off the coast of over the past 2 days. Calling for legal pathways to provide alternatives to these dangerous crossings for persons in need of international protection in Libya

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  20. From Romania to Australia to Uganda, see how we celebrated World around the 🌎 globe:

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  21. Farmer 🍌 Interpreter 👄 Businessman 💼 Teacher 👨🏿‍🏫 Refugee Spend a day with Jacob in Ghana. 🇬🇭 -

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