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UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency 1h
Meet Zam Zam and her little brother. She wants to be a surgeon. Millions of children have been forced from their homes by war. But they haven't been forced from their dreams. But the harsh reality is that only 1% of refugees have access to a university education.
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UNHCR Syria 6h
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UNHCR United States 20h
"I left with something no one can take away from me...my voice" Activist, educator + former refugee Ekhlas Ahmed shared this message with youth advocates at the Girl Up Leadership Summit in Washington: no matter your background, find your voice + believe in yourself
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UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency 3h
The forgotten crisis that has seen 3.6 million people uprooted from their homes. Welcome to Yemen.
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UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency 3h
If you were 12 years old and had to flee home what would you take with you? For Hipsiamar, the answer was crystal clear.
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UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency 4h
South Sudan won independence 8 years ago, but the young country has tragically seen more war than peace.
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UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency 4h
Dear God, Do you remember when in December of that year, some men came into my life? That day was hell for me. They touched me. They raped me. I am a refugee in Panama now. When I told friends what had happened to me they supported & helped me. With Love,
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UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency 5h
Can you spot the refugee? ⬇️ 👨🏾‍⚕️ 👩🏽‍🍳 👷🏾‍♀️ 👨🏽‍🔬 👮🏽‍♂️ 👩🏾‍🏫 👨🏽‍🏭 👩🏽‍🔧 👩🏽‍💼 👨🏿‍🚒 👩🏾‍✈️ 👩🏼‍🌾 👩🏾‍⚖️ 👨🏾‍🍳 👨🏽‍🎤 👨🏾‍⚖️ 👩🏾‍🚀 👩🏿‍🏭 👩🏾‍🎤 👨🏿‍💼 👩🏾‍🔬 👨🏽‍🎨 👩🏽‍⚕️ 🧕🏽 They are just like you and me.
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UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency 5h
25 million refugees are generously hosted by countries around the world. These are the countries that have stepped up for those who have lost everything.
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UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency 6h
It's the sweet smell of success for this Syrian refugee family. 🌹
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UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency 6h
1.4 million refugees need resettlement today, but there simply aren’t enough places for those who need it most.
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UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency 7h
When you look at Yemen, you could see 3.6 million people forced to flee. Or you could see one displaced person 3.6 million times over. This is the face of one of those people.
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UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency 8h
Crossing into safety in Ethiopia, Bigoa was carried in a bucket on her mother’s head. In this powerful poem, the South Sudanese poet reflects on decades of flight and exile.
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UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency 9h
Their mother died. Their father isn't around. Like so many young Rohingya refugees, Ayesha is growing up before her time to take care of her family.
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UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency 10h
"A human being is like a tree. 🌳 When you are in a bad environment, you narrow yourself and your thoughts. But in a good place, you expand”
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United Nations 15h
Everyone has the right to seek asylum from persecution. explains why refugees & asylum seekers can't be sent back home.
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UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency 11h
👩‍🏫 Because of Kubba and a kind teacher, found a way to belong. How can you or your community build bridges for refugees? Let us know in the comments below!
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UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency 12h
A tragic milestone. A record never meant to be broken. A moment for pause. By the end of 2018, more than 70 million people had been forced to flee their homes.
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UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency 13h
They fled war. They fled persecution. They fled lack of medicine. They fled rape. They fled violence. They numbered 70,800,000. In 2018, the world set a new record for the number of people forced to flee.
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UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency 13h
“Let's leverage the solidarity for refugees that exists everywhere. I see it. Let's show with the deeds what others are destroying with their words.” ~
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