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Core relief items from UNHCR can be released within 72 hours for refugees and displaced people
Where We Work
UNHCR provides essential services to refugees in 135 countries, in 546 locations
Who We Help
We help 80 million men, women and children displaced by violence, conflict and prosecution worldwide
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UNHCR is concerned by recent violence in Sudan’s Darfur region, which has caused thousands of people to flee their homes seeking safety.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is calling for an end to the unrelenting violence in Africa’s Sahel which has now displaced more than two million people within the borders of their countries for the first time ever.