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Sweet dreams are made real for Syrian refugee in Turkey.
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“To dearest Dr. Nagham. Each one of us fought ISIS as much as she could, but you fought them with the most powerful weapon the day you decided to treat us. This brought our souls back to life.”
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Refugees dream big. Refugees are talented. Refugees are determined. And Eid is one of them.
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Filippo Grandi 5h
If the only measure of success in addressing refugee and migration movements is to reduce arrivals in Europe instead of tackling root causes and strengthening rescue at sea, people will continue to drown - a tragic failure which history will not forget.
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"In the 20 years I've been doing this, I've never seen anybody become this fast, this quickly." One year ago Eid couldn't swim, But with an amazing determination he is pursuing his dream to compete for Team Refugees in the 2020 Olympics.
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As winter bites, UNHCR helps the Greek government move vulnerable asylum-seekers from reception centres on the Aegean Islands to shelter on the mainland.
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Refugee kids like twelve-year-old Muganzifuri are eager to learn. But when funding dries up, so do their opportunities.
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UNHCR United Kingdom Jan 19
In London, is offering 'Sanctuary Scholarships' to support refugees and displaced people living in the UK to study at the university this year! To apply and for more info:
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UNHCR United Kingdom Jan 19
Australia's rural towns are being revived - with the help of refugees and migrants.
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UNHCR United Kingdom Jan 18
is happening right now in the UK. Groups like this one in Surrey are working to resettle refugees into their community.
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UNHCR United Kingdom Jan 18
In Bekaa valley, Juriya Ramadan carrys her barefooted son across the freezing waters that have flooded the settlement. 10000+ Syrian refugees were affected by rain and winds from Storm Norma.
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Laura Padoan Jan 18
We're hiring! External relations assistant role going in my team, working on comms, media, digital, events and campaigns
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UNHCR United Kingdom Jan 18
"It is crucial that this shocking violence be promptly, thoroughly investigated and the perpetrators be brought to justice." - Meanwhile finds 16,000 people have already fled from villages into neighbouring Republic of Congo.
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UNHCR United Kingdom Jan 18
As some of the first snows of the year sweep across the UK, In Ukraine the winter temperatures are making life harder for thousands of Ukrainians whose lives have already been torn apart by conflict.
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UNHCR United Kingdom Jan 17
Volunteer for people with disabilities, best friend with Safa aged 7, refugee. Spend a day with Alya in Jordan.
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UNHCR United Kingdom Jan 17
Pinned to the wall of his room is a poster of the US swimming legend . “You can’t put a limit on anything,” reads the caption. “The more you dream, the further you get.” Read more about Eid's Olympic sized dreams here:
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UNHCR United Kingdom Jan 17
The government's newly appointed head of immigration, Surachate Hakparn, said refugees would no longer be returned home “involuntarily”.
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UNHCR United Kingdom Jan 17
Storms, floods and high winds in Lebanon force thousands of already struggling refugees in Lebanon to abandon their homes.
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UNHCR United Kingdom Jan 17
🏊‍♂️Syrian Refugee strives to make a splash at Tokyo Olympics 🏊‍♂️ Fleeing war for safety, Eid Aljazairli found his feet in London and now dreams of swimming for at .
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UNHCR United Kingdom Jan 17
Replying to @UNHCRUK
Maya's journey away from Syria to rebuilding her life as refugee in the UK.
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