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The official account of , the United Nations Refugee Agency. Providing life-saving aid and protection to + the forcibly displaced.
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UN Refugee Agency 1h
“I was very happy to have this opportunity to attend school. I loved it from day one. I missed two years of schooling because of the war. I should be in grade seven but I am now in the fifth grade.” Moaed, 13 ✍️ 🏫 🎒📚
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UN Refugee Agency 3h
🚫Sexual misconduct is unjustifiable and must be eradicated. At UNHCR we are committed to tackling: ❌sexual exploitation and abuse against the people we serve. ❌sexual harassment in the workplace Here's how:
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UN Refugee Agency 4h
Painting brings smiles to Rohingya refugee children 🎨
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UN Refugee Agency 5h
Tic.... Tock..... Every two seconds, a person is forced to flee their home.
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UN Refugee Agency 7h
Discrimination. Exclusion. Persecution. These words often describe the existence of stateless minorities. In at least 20 countries laws still allow for nationality to be denied or taken away in a discriminatory manner
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UN Refugee Agency 8h
Rohingya refugee children are being forced to grow up too fast.
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UN Refugee Agency 8h
Safe, but in limbo, after the horror of Libya
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UN Refugee Agency 9h
🚩If we neglect refugee girls’ education the consequences will be felt for generations. 🚩It is time to make refugee girls’ education a priority. 🚩It's .
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UNHCR United Kingdom Jul 20
This time last month we were celebrating Rewind ⏪ to watch how actors, poets, politicians and came together in to stand
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UN Refugee Agency 10h
These refugees are working together to challenge disability myths
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UN Refugee Agency 11h
This course run by the Austrian news magazine is helping asylum-seekers, from Iran, Iraq and Afghanistan become journalists.
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UN Refugee Agency 13h
The 1951 Refugee Convention is the key legal document that forms the basis of our work. Learn more here:
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UN Refugee Agency 15h
"The fact is that refugees in Central America are part of an invisible crisis" More from in :
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UN Refugee Agency 17h
Stand with... the forcibly displaced the marginalized the moms the dads the children who find themselves alone vulnerable and in need of help. 's call to stand fresh off his trip to Guatemala:
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UN Refugee Agency 18h
This Syrian refugee is raising her five daughters alone. Our Special Envoy Angelina Jolie met with women and children who who fled civil war and are sheltering in Domiz refugee camp, Iraq.
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UNHCR United States Jul 18
Everyone has the right to life and liberty. Everyone has the right to freedom from fear. Everyone has the right to seek asylum from persecution.
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UN Refugee Agency 21h
Different countries. Different religions. Different backgrounds. Ismain & Walid, refugees from Syria and Iraq, were brought together in Greece by their love of fishing.
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UN Refugee Agency 23h
2/3 of all refugees come from just 5 countries. 🇸🇾 Syria 🇦🇫 Afghanistan 🇸🇸 South Sudan 🇲🇲 Myanmar 🇸🇴 Somalia Imagine what peace in just one of those countries could mean.
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UN Refugee Agency Jul 21
1978: she fled. 1991: she fled. 2017: she fled. She's lived a lifetime of sorrow. This is the story of her people:
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UN Refugee Agency Jul 21
In 2017 Every 2 seconds ⌚️ someone was forced to flee 🚶🏽‍♀️ their home due to war, violence, or persecution. ⚠️
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