Worldwide displacement tops 70 million, UN Refugee Chief urges greater solidarity in response
The number of people fleeing war, persecution and conflict exceeded 70 million in 2018. This is the highes... Read More
Angelina Jolie calls for leadership and humanity as millions flee Venezuela
On a two-day visit to Colombia, the UNHCR Special Envoy met with refugees, returnees and government officials to assess the... Read More
UNHCR collaborates with Airport Rail Link for World Refugee Day
All over the world, refugees forced to flee travel approximately two billion kilometres every year to reach the first point of s... Read More
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