Amin Awad

@Awad_Amin_

UNHCR Director for the Middle East and North Africa Bureau and Regional Coordinator for the Syria and Iraq situations -

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Joined September 2015

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  1. Retweeted
    Jul 8

    Au Liban 🇱🇧 58% des syriens enregistrés vivent dans l'extrême pauvreté 🔴avec de 2,90 dollars par jour ➡️L'aide en espèces 🏧est une bouée de sauvetage vitale pour 33 000 familles démunies

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    Jul 7

    Tens of millions of people around the world have been forced to flee their homes. Half of them are children.

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    "عانى سكان القديمة لسنواتٍ من الصدمات النفسية الناجمة عن الرعب والنزوح القسري، والكثيرون من أهل المدينة يعودون ليجدوا أنفسهم وسط مشاهد الدمار، لكنهم – رغم الكارثة والحرمان – عازمون على إعادة بناء حياتهم ومنازلهم ومجتمعهم".

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    "هنالك 40,000 منزلٍ مثل هذا بحاجة للترميم العاجل. يسمح برنامجنا للمساعدات النقدية الخاصة بالإيواء للعائدين - بعد أن فقدوا كل ما يملكونه تقريباً – ببناء حياتهم مجدداً. هذا الأمر ضروري للغاية لضمان نجاح جهود التعافي في ولمستقبلها".

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  5. Retweeted
    Jul 5

    “2018-2019 needs to be a year of return. A year of solutions, not crisis.” speaking today in Erbil, Kurdistan Region of Iraq

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    Jul 5

    "أن تكون سنوات 2018-2019 سنوات عودة وايجاد الحلول وليست سنوات أزمة". أمين عوض ، مدير مكتب مفوضية اللاجئين في منطقة الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا متحدثاً اليوم من اربيل ، كردستان العراق.

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  7. Jul 5

    "Thousands of innocent lives are going to be lost, once again, if urgent action is not taken." Statement of on SW where: -750,000 lives are in danger. -320,000 displaced + dire conditions -60,000 camped at border w Jordan

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  8. Jul 4

    Some 40,000 homes, like this one, are in need of urgent rehabilitation. Having long almost everything, UNHCR's Cash for Shelter programme is allowing returnees to rebuild their lives. This is absolutely essential to the overall recovery effort and the future of .

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  9. Jul 4

    In old city, having suffered years of terror + forced displacement + psychological trauma, many residents are slowly returning to scenes of complete destruction. Despite the devastation + destitution, they remain committed to rebuilding their lives, homes + communities.

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  10. Retweeted
    Jun 30

    5. Please follow my dear colleague who will be tweeting on in the . He is our Acting Regional Director until my successor takes office early September.

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    Jun 30

    4. Hats off to Red Cross & Red Crescent workers across the . Day in and day out they put humanity 1st to save lives under challenging circumstances, at times paying the ultimate price in the line of duty. Proud of our strong partnership. The world owes you so much.

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  12. Retweeted
    Jun 30

    3. I am leaving vibrant teams in the field & in Geneva. They were my daily source of energy and inspiration over the past 6 years. They will continue to help those communities who need us most and remind warring sides that conflicts without limits are conflits without end.

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    Jun 30

    2. So much more still needs to be done for people caught up in wars. States supporting parties to the conflicts raging in the region should & must do more to ensure their partners respect the rules of war. There should be no support without compliance with Intl humanitarian law.

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  14. Retweeted
    Jun 30

    1. Today marks my last day as Director . Sad to leave a region in deep crisis with no end in sight. Grateful for your trust and support, you who still believe in the power of humanity. Honored to have served the in this capacity for the past 6 years.

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  15. Jun 30

    70 men, 30 women and three babies. 100 people tragically dead after a boat carrying 123 + migrants sank off the coast of . We remain deeply shocked + appalled by the continued loss of life. If this upsets you, it should.

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    Jun 29

    It is not enough to have political agreements between States when people continue to drown in the Mediterranean. Rescue at sea, disembarkation and safe pathways must all be urgently improved so that lives can be saved.

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  17. Jun 29

    As Annual Consultations with comes to a close, we recommit to collectively redoubling our efforts to work in closer partnership w civil society + NGOs to address global + regional displacement challenges while identifying innovative means for aid + protection delivery.

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    Jun 29

    الواحد مننا اذا ضيع غرض صغير بالبيت بتوتر و بعصب! تخيلوا عم يضيع كل البيت، شخص من مئة و عشر اشخاص بالعالم هاللحظة بلا بيت ولا وطن، حاملين صغارهم و كبارهم على اكتافهم، طلعوا بلحظة رعب، لوين و لمتى ما حدا بيعرف! و كلنا مسكرين عيونا و كأنوا مش بشر ولا على نفس كوكبنا

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  19. Jun 29

    Perspective: 1 in every 110 on have been forced to flee, demonstrating the size, scale and magnitude of forcible displacement. These are not just statistics.

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    Jun 29

    تطبيق تفاعلي يسمح للاجئين بإيجاد خدمات الرعاية الصحية 🏥 المدعومة من المفوضية في 🇱🇧 . شاهدوا الفيديو📽️.

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