Tag: UNHCR

August 2, 2019

UNHCR Welcomes Libya’s Decisi...

The UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, today welcomed Libya’s announcement that it will be “shutting down” three of its detention centres for refugees, migrants and asylum seekers

July 16, 2019

UNHCR Expressed its Concerns About...

UNHCR had issued a call to all governments in the region to get together urgently to develop and implement a coordinated regional response to the growing numbers of people leaving Central America

Twenty Million Children Worldwide ...

Since 2000, WHO and UNICEF jointly produce national immunization coverage estimates for Member States on an annual basis. In addition to producing the immunization coverage estimates for 2018, the WHO and UNICEF estimation process revises the entire historical series of immunization data with the latest available information

July 13, 2019

Refugees Lamb Farm

The Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust works to promote rural communities in the Yorkshire Dales and facilitates work days on a sheep farm for refugees and asylum seekers in England

July 3, 2019

Tajoura Air Strike in Libya

Ongoing conflict in the Libyan capital has forced nearly 100,000 Libyans to flee their homes. UNHCR, working with IOM and other partners, has relocated more than 1,500 refugees from detention centres near combat to safer areas

June 8, 2019

Venezuelan Refugee Crisis Deepens

Latin American countries are hosting the vast majority of Venezuelans, with Colombia accounting for some 1.3 million, followed by Peru with 768,000, Chile 288,000, Ecuador 263,000, Brazil 168,000, and Argentina 130,000. Mexico and countries in Central America and the Caribbean are also hosting significant numbers of refugees and migrants from Venezuela

June 7, 2019

Refugees from Pakistan and Afghanis...

More than a month after a series of bombings in Sri Lanka in April, in which more than 250 people were killed, around a thousand asylum seekers and refugees mostly from Pakistan and Afghanistan still remain displaced from their homes, fearing harassment, protests and threats

UNHCR Provides Quality Education to...

55 per cent of refugees in the Rohingya settlements in Cox’s Bazar, South-Eastern Bangladesh, are children under the age of 18. However, 36 per cent of Rohingya youngsters aged 3-14 and 91 per cent of youth and adolescents still lack access to any learning opportunities in the refugee sites

June 6, 2019

A South Sudanese Refugee’s Ef...

Uganda hosts 1.2 million refugees who have access to land where they can build a house and grow their own food

May 25, 2019

UN Condemns Rampant Abuse in Syria&...

The U.N. human rights office condemns rampant human rights violations in Daraa Governorate in southwest Syria by both government and so-called non-state actors. The agency accuses both parties of flaunting the reconciliation agreement implemented 10 months ago

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