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Uganda shelters thousands of 1.5 million refugees from South Sudan

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2 mentions1 week ago
"I have suffered a great deal; these past few days have been really bad," she says after a long silence. "I didn't have enough food. I had raw cassava. This ...

The simple, soulful dish these Somali refugees brought to America

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When Halimo Isaac arrived in Oakland, California, with her three daughters in 2012, American food smelled so weird to her she couldn't stomach it for the first week. When she ...

Syrian refugee couple find new hope and freedom through art

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SKOPJE, The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia – Syrian refugee couple Shergo Musa and Nazli Abdou each discovered a love of drawing when they were children. Now, after living for ...

With no solution in sight, refugee numbers from South Sudan cross 1.5 million mark

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UNHCR is extremely alarmed at the ongoing pace of displacement in South Sudan, where more than 1.5 million people have been forced to leave the country and seek safety since ...

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency

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See more of UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency by logging into FacebookMessage this Page, learn about upcoming events and more. If you don't have a Facebook account, you can create ...

A Syrian family's dream of a new life restored

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KAHLOUNEYE, Lebanon – Over 15 people packed into the small room on a windy winter’s day in Lebanon’s Shouf Mountains. Family, friends and neighbours were all there to say their ...

Thousands of young Central Americans at risk as refugee ban halts key program

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The lives of thousands of young Central Americans are in danger after a rescue programme targeting victims of gang violence was suspended under Donald Trump’s sweeping refugee ban. The Central ...

Funding crunch exacerbating Yemen "catastrophe"

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GENEVA – People in war-ravaged Yemen are dying of famine and lack of medical attention in a situation now “beyond any humanitarian catastrophe,” UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency said today,

Former refugees welcome Vienna visitors at unique hotel

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Breakfast is not included in the room price but I sign up eagerly, knowing that at the Magdas, staffed by former refugees from around the world, the breakfast buffet is ...

Inside Somalia, drought displacement growing

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Drought has displaced more than 135,000 people inside Somalia since November, according to data compiled by UNHCR, the Norwegian Refugee Council and community based organizations. Swift and substantial action and ...

Why these librarians are protesting Trump's executive orders

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3 mentions6 days ago
“Libraries Are For Everyone.” That’s the message of a series of images created by Rebecca McCorkindale in the days after President Donald Trump announced the temporary travel ban on seven ...