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Hundreds of thousands in harm's way in northern Syria

The escalation of conflict in northern Syria has been causing more human suffering and adding new displacement to what is already the largest displacement crisis in the world. 

UNHCR is providing life-saving protection and assistance to those most in need, especially women and children, but we can't do this alone.

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could provide winter jackets to keep two refugees warm


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


could provide essential kitchen set to enable a family to prepare food

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The Global Refugee Forum

Every one counts. A world gathering on refugees in Geneva on 16-18 December aims to bolster the global response and foster inclusion.

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Climate change and displacement

How conflict and climate change form a toxic combination that drives people from their homes.

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A New Deal for Refugees

The Global Compact on Refugees aims to improve the international response to new and existing refugee situations.

UNHCR's 2 Billion Kilometres to Safety campaign invites the public to step in solidarity with refugees

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Cash assistance gives refugees the power of choice

UNHCR is expanding cash-based assistance so that the millions of people that it serves can meet their needs in dignity and are protected.

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