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UNHCR's protection chief completes visit to Myanmar with call for more support to Rakhine state
By IntDevCommunities On Friday, July 17th, 2015
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UNHCR’s protection chief calls for more support to Rakhine state

YANGON, Myanmar, July 16 (UNHCR) – A top official of the UN refugee agency responsible for protection has called for more concerted support to resolve the plight of displaced people in Myanmar and those with undetermined More...

Q&A: UNHCR prepares for the rains in Central African Republic
By IntDevCommunities On Wednesday, March 26th, 2014
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Q&A: UNHCR prepares for the rains in Central African Republic

BANGUI, Central African Republic, March 26 (UNHCR) ¬- More than 20 per cent of the population of the Central African Republic has been uprooted by violence or persecution, with 615,700 internally displaced people More...

UNHCR helps aspiring refugee pilot reach for the skies in Kazakhstan
By IntDevCommunities On Monday, March 17th, 2014
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UNHCR helps aspiring refugee pilot reach for the skies in Kazakhstan

ALMATY, Kazakhstan, March 17 (UNHCR)  Hasib is reaching for the skies. But the bright 17-year-old Afghan refugee has encountered some turbulence in his efforts to become a pilot and lay down stronger roots in a More...

UNHCR addresses alarming health situation of refugees in Cameroon
By IntDevCommunities On Friday, March 14th, 2014
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UNHCR addresses alarming health situation of refugees in Cameroon

One of the many malnourished children arriving in eastern Cameroon from Central African Republic. NGAOUI, Cameroon, March 14 (UNHCR)  The UN refugee agency and its partners have stepped up efforts to help the growing More...

UNHCR calls for strengthening protection of refugees, IDPs, stateless
By IntDevCommunities On Thursday, October 3rd, 2013
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UNHCR calls for strengthening protection of refugees, IDPs, stateless

GENEVA, 3 October (UNHCR) – The UN refugee agency on Thursday called for strengthening the protection of refugees, the stateless and internally displaced people (IDPs) to ensure they enjoy their full human rights. While More...

UNHCR shocked as boat tragedy leaves scores dead off Italian coast
By IntDevCommunities On Thursday, October 3rd, 2013
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UNHCR shocked as boat tragedy leaves scores dead off Italian coast

GENEVA, October 3 (UNHCR) – UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres on Thursday said he was shocked at the news of a boat tragedy off the Italian island of Lampedusa, which is reported to have claimed More...

Congolese nun to receive UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award tonight
By IntDevCommunities On Monday, September 30th, 2013
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Congolese nun to receive UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award tonight

Press Releases, 30 September 2013 Geneva, 30 September, 2013 – The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres will present Sister Angélique Namaika of the Democratic Republic (DRC) of the More...

UNHCR Announces Winners of Statelessness Research Award
By IntDevCommunities On Friday, September 27th, 2013
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UNHCR Announces Winners of Statelessness Research Award

Press Releases, 27 September 2013 The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and Tilburg University on Friday named the inaugural winners of the UNHCR Award for Statelessness Research. The announcement More...

UNHCR concerned as recent waves of sectarian violence threatens new internal displacement of Iraqis
By IntDevCommunities On Tuesday, September 24th, 2013
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UNHCR concerned as recent waves of sectarian violence threatens new internal displacement of Iraqis

  Briefing Notes, 24 September 2013 This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Melissa Fleming – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at the press briefing, on 24 September 2013, at More...

By IntDevCommunities On Tuesday, September 17th, 2013
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UNHCR welcomes Bulgaria’s commitment to fix ailing asylum system

Briefing Notes, 17 September 2013 This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Melissa Fleming – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at the press briefing, on 17 September 2013, at the Palais More...


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