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, the UN Refugee Agency. We save lives and protect the rights of refugees, asylum-seekers, stateless people and all who are forced to flee their homes.
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UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency 59m
Lockdown can keep you safe from ... ... but only if you have food and water. We're working to make sure Venezuelans in Peru stay safe without staying hungry.
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Millions of people around the world are stateless.  Denied a nationality and access to basic human rights.  In a global pandemic, stateless people are at great risk of being left behind in the response. Our recommendations:
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UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency 2h
is the latest emergency for over 860,000 refugees threatened by COVID-19 and the ongoing monsoon in Bangladesh.
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UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency 3h
⚫ Loss of livelihood  ⚫ Fear of infection ⚫ Confinement and isolation measures ⚫ Stigma All these contribute to strains that are increasingly reported among refugees, displaced and stateless persons.
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🇮🇪 These refugees and Olympians in Ireland are teaming up online for a serious workout!
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UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency 5h
Just one way refugees are working to support their communities during : In Senegal, DAFI alumni and UN volunteers raised money to support 25 vulnerable households with masks 😷, soap 🧼 and food 🥘 for one month. Via
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What's on your lockdown playlist? Send a reply below!
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UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency 7h
We stay and deliver in Dadaab refugee complex, Kenya. With our partners and the Government of Kenya, UNHCR has enhanced isolation and quarantine centres. We continue to support the Government-led response plan to prevent further spread of the virus in refugee camps.
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UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency 16h
COVID-19 is not just a physical health crisis but it is now also triggering a crisis among refugees, displaced and stateless people.   Their capacities to cope are now being stretched to the limit, warns UNHCR chief .
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UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency 18h
Trained medics working as cashiers and wait staff want their qualifications recognized so they can save lives in the pandemic.
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UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency 18h
Our team has delivered vital resources to Hanano Medical Center in Mogadishu as part of its ongoing COVID-19 response. The equipment included hospital beds, oxygen cylinders, thermometers, sanitizers, medical gloves and masks. 🛏️😷🩺🧤🌡️🧴
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UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency 19h
“For the first time, I feel valued for who I am.” Valentinna fled Venezuela because of the political and economic instability. In Chile, she found a job, a support network, and the freedom to be her true self.
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COVID-19 has hit the Brazilian Amazon particularly hard, exposing highly vulnerable native people from Venezuela to the potentially deadly disease.
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Our Goodwill Ambassador took some time on to talk about refugees, why he got involved, and what we all can do to help. Check out the segment 👀👇
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Cooking free meals, sewing PPE equipment, supporting front-line workers or helping fight loneliness - these refugees are making a big difference in their communities. 
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As a queer Muslim, author and activist Samra writes of her struggles to find safety as she encounters homophobia and bullying.  In her powerful memoir, she speaks about being a child refugee in Canada and the challenges that the LGBTI community faces:
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UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency 24h
"I live day to day..." Imagine surviving based on how much you sold that day. For some Venezuelans in Peru, lockdown means a devastating economic loss. We're there for them.
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The country is one of the world's biggest humanitarian crisis. And yet it hosts 300,000 refugees. How do they social distance?
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UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency May 24
Refugee doctors want to work. More countries need to recognize their qualifications - and fast - so they can join the response and save lives.
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UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency May 24
🙌 Over 400 people are joining these online workouts with refugees and Olympic athletes in Ireland
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