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More suffering for the people of Syria


The recent escalation of conflict around Eastern Ghouta, Idlib and Afrin isonce again forcing Syrian families to flee their homes. They cannot access basic services, are struggling to get food, housing, healthcare and other basicessentials for their families.

UNHCR is on the ground doing all we can to reach and protect them but we can't do this alone.




could provide mattresses to prevent a family from sleeping on the ground


could provide fleece blankets to keep 2 refugees warm at night


could provide essential kitchen set to enable 2 families to prepare food

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Guatemala. UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Ben Stiller visits refugees

Ben Stiller appointed Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency

Meeting refugees in Guatemala this week, UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Ben Stiller calls for action and solidarity with refugees around the world.

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Switzerland. Thomas Nguli, chairperson of the previously stateless Makonde community visits Geneva, Switzerland.

Q&A: Head of Kenya's Makonde people recounts long walk from statelessness

Thomas Nguli, now 62, tells how a life without citizenship stole his dreams.

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Statement by UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi on World Refugee Day 2018

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Christophe and Armand host Louis, a refugee from Mali, in their one bedroom apartment in Paris.

Solidarity and integration on display at 'No Stranger Place' exhibition in Paris

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The 1951 Refugee Convention

The 1951 Refugee Convention is the key legal document that forms the basis of UNHCR's work.