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The official account of , the UN Agency, in the United States & the Caribbean.
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UNHCR United States 6h
Coronavirus has affected not only refugees in India, but also the host communities that have welcomed them.  We are on the ground providing much needed aid, but we cannot do it alone.
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UNHCR United States 8h
The pandemic affects everyone 🌍 Vital support from our biggest donor 🇺🇸 allows us to step up health, water, sanitation + hygiene services to protect refugees and displaced people. 💫 Thank you!
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UNHCR United States 11h
🚨 "We cannot lose sight of the underlying emergency" Our discusses the long-term impact of COVID-19 on the world's refugee crises via
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UNHCR United States 14h
Looking for resources for refugees in your local community? This mobile app designed by helps connect refugees to local services through their phones.📲
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UNHCR in Bangladesh Jul 6
UNHCR provides continued support in the fight against COVID-19 in Cox’s Bazar 2 x SARI ITCs with almost 200 beds 🏥 1 X ICU and high dependency unit with 18 beds 👨‍⚕️ 4 x quarantine centres, PPE & training 😷 Serving and Bangladeshi host communities 🇧🇩
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UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency 21h
In Burkina Faso, some 6,000 internally displaced people, refugees and members of the host community have benefitted from efforts to improve access to drinking water.  A 10,000 litre water truck is one of the many ways we are standing
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UNHCR United States 17h
Without targeted investments in Afghanistan and in countries hosting displaced Afghans, more people could be forcibly displaced.  That means more suffering and more instability.
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UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency Jul 6
We cannot close our eyes to the suffering in Yemen. Here’s how you can help:
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UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency Jul 6
COVID-19 doesn't discriminate, so neither can our response ❌ is raising awareness, supporting testing and expanding Lebanon’s health & hospital system with new equipment + technology to benefit refugee & Lebanese families.
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UNHCR United States 21h
💙 This is the moment Uganda opened its border to thousands fleeing violence in Democratic Republic of the Congo — despite coronavirus restrictions.
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UNHCR United States 23h
Solomon dreams of a better life away from fighting in Libya. For now, he turns to his paintbrush to give others hope. 🎨
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UNHCR United States Jul 6
Meet Prickles, a champion for refugees after 7 years practicing social distancing.  This story will make you smile 🐑
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UNHCR United States Jul 6
The pandemic affects everyone 🌍 Vital support from our biggest donor 🇺🇸 allows us to step up health, water, sanitation + hygiene services to protect refugees and displaced people. 💫 Thank you!
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UNHCR United States Jul 6
They survived crisis after crisis. Now Syrians desperately need aid to beat both COVID and poverty.
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UNA-USA Jun 30
Thank you so much , , and for speaking to UNA-USA members and advocates about the current state of the world's refugees and why it's crucial that we all continue to support and stand . 🎬 |
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Filippo Grandi Jul 6
Today I joined the countries hosting most Afghan refugees, Iran and Pakistan, and Afghanistan itself, in calling for more help for Afghans forced to flee and for those returning home, at a meeting of a special group of supporting partners. Difficult, but we must stay the course.
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UNHCR United States Jul 6
Drought → starvation → conflict → refugees The linkages are clear: Climate change is a threat multiplier in forced displacement. Our tells how UNHCR is working to plan for and mitigate that reality. 🌏
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Middle East Program Jun 30
ICYMI | Matthew Reynolds discusses the long-term concerns about COVID among aid workers during "Refugees and COVID-19: The Case of the Syrian and Rohingya Crises" LISTEN:
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UNA-USA Jul 1
Last month, UNHCR released its annual Global Trends report which shows that an unprecedented 𝟳𝟵.𝟱 𝗺𝗶𝗹𝗹𝗶𝗼𝗻 were displaced by the end of 2019. has never seen a higher total. Read the report:
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UNHCR United States Jul 6
Thank you, , for supporting refugees! 💙
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