UNHCR’s annual #GlobalTrends report shows record levels of people #ForcedToFlee, and an urgent need to stand #WithRefugees and displaced people.
At the end of 2021, 89.3 million people were #ForcedToFlee. Now, that number is more than 100 million. https://t.co/qS4hoZzZiX
- On top of threats suffered in their home countries, people fleeing countries in the East and Horn of Africa often face physical abuses and severe protection risks along the way.
Interact with the UNHCR storymap 'No end in sight' https://t.co/rn6c7upr8lhttps://t.co/5t6IFV2OHV
2 Somali winners emerged last week for the Somali Germany DAAD Scholarship!
Trained in Awbarre and Shedder these winners have a great opportunity to tear down barriers and advance their lives.
Help us congratulate them and wish them luck! https://t.co/70NNtrxHtf
In Hargeisa, we collaborated with Hiral Youth Center and invited two upcoming music artists - Kowsar Ali And Liban Muhiyadin to one of our awareness raising sessions. About 100 youth were in attendance and through music and dance sensitized about the dangers of #Tahriib. https://t.co/ZX8ahlWhtD
Ali was forced to flee Somalia in order to escape recruitment by a militant group. He set off on a perilous journey where he was taken captive by various traffickers.
Listen to his story of shattered dreams, loss and new beginnings. https://t.co/c96amNoTCB
"When I found a scholarship, it felt like a fairytale.” Says Yonas
Yonas received a scholarship to further his education in Italy through the UNICORE scholarship programme. Watch his full story https://t.co/UehWIj1gMohttps://t.co/vnRvCEj62X
And it is a GOOAAALLLL! El Saham refugee football club in Shagarab I camp emerged the winners in a football gamet held in East Sudan. For the youth in Shagarab camps, sport offers meaningful engagement that enhances their social inclusion & psychosocial well-being @UNHCRinSudan https://t.co/TrS9bjLKus
Many #Eritrean refugee children & youth in Addis Ababa look for opportunities to study & have a better life.
In Addis Ababa, we held a joint session with @DRC_ngo & shared Yonas' who is currently studying in Italy. Listen to his story here 👉👉 https://t.co/UehWIj1OBWhttps://t.co/RYskWS6Op6