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Are you a refugee from Ukraine? UNHCR can help. Please visit the page for the country you are in. Hungary: bit.ly/3BXHxf4 Poland: bit.ly/342NOK0 Romania: bit.ly/3vkVz9o Slovakia: bit.ly/3pLmesv In any other country: bit.ly/35yA5uM
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What exactly are Blue Dots safe spaces and how are they helping people fleeing #Ukraine who need extra care? Stay up-to-date with the latest on our humanitarian response in Ukraine 鉃★笍bit.ly/35wnk4i
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#Afghanistan remains one of the most complex humanitarian situations in the world and one of the largest displacement crises in modern history. The humanitarian crisis continues to escalate with hunger reaching unprecedented levels.聽bit.ly/3yqWE0I
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UNHCR is working to ease the transition for Central African refugees returning to the country. We are facilitating cash for transport, essential items and food to each returning family. Learn more 猡碉笍 bit.ly/3yjUyzS
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Beyenesh fled her home in #Tigray in November as clashes reached her hometown. Now, she lives with her children at a site in western Tigray, which shelters forcibly displaced families.聽 bit.ly/3wjgNTJ
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UNHCR Canada 馃嚚馃嚘 retweeted
馃嚚馃嚘Canada was proud to host a productive meeting of the Steering Group. Important to keep global visibility of Venezuelan refugee and migrant situation. Canada commends efforts of LAC countries to address largest migration movement in the Americas 馃寧#Together4Venezuelans
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馃彸锔忊嶐煂堭煉淭oday on #IDAHOTB, and every day, we support refugees experiencing persecution because of their sexuality or gender identity, because #LoveisLove. Please give now to show your support:聽bit.ly/395tmtS
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11 years of conflict have taken a huge toll on Syria and Syrians. 6.9 million people are displaced inside the country. Despite the enormous challenges, some families, like Rafiqa's, have decided to return to their homes and rebuild their lives.
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鈿狅笍Beware of scammers鈿狅笍 We will never ask for payment for resettlement, visa help, or other assistance. UNHCR services are always free.
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Ayan fled from #Ethiopia to Somalia to escape the drought. Her life was upended once again after her shelter, in the coastal town of Bossaso, was destroyed by Cyclone Gati. 鈥淚 was never prepared for such a devastating storm," says Ayan. 鉃★笍 bit.ly/3FCQRqz
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Travel 鉁堬笍 A library card 馃摎 A visit to the doctor 馃┖ These are some of the things Medina, and millions of stateless people around the world, are unable to do.
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鈥淭here are endless examples of how [displaced] people bring benefits to the society that admits them 鈥 not only to themselves, but society as well.鈥 Author and @NobelPrize winner Abdulrazak Gurnah tackles themes of displacement, history and home 鉃★笍聽bit.ly/398UJ6E
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Seeking asylum is a human right.鈦 Getting an education is a human right.鈦 Having a nationality is a human right.鈦 Being together with family is a human right. 馃挀鈦 #DayofFamilies
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鈥淚 was scared something bad would happen to us if we stayed,鈥 says Letha. 鈥淲e had no choice but to escape.鈥 Letha was seven months pregnant when she made the difficult decision to leave her home in Ethiopia鈥檚 #Tigray region without all of her family. bit.ly/3rStcNj
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The humanitarian response to #Ukraine must: 馃數 Take into account women and girls鈥 unique needs 馃數 Include women in decision-making 馃數 Prioritize protection from gender-based violence 馃數 Guide refugees through the risks of trafficking Please donate today: bit.ly/3LOk4kz
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UNHCR has been providing aid and protection to people who have been displaced from their homes due to war, conflict and persecution.聽 Now, there is another devastating threat driving displacement and uprooting the lives of millions:聽climate change. bit.ly/3FCQRqz
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馃攳 UNHCR Canada answers the web's most searched questions about the UN Refugee Agency 鉃★笍 bit.ly/3927gVC
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Hopeful Central African refugees return home from the Democratic Republic of the Congo Read more 鉃★笍 bit.ly/3yjUyzS
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UNHCR Canada 馃嚚馃嚘 retweeted
Accompanying @UNRefugeeAgency to see and hear from inspiring humanitarians helping asylum seekers along the complex U.S.-Mexico border 馃嚭馃嚫馃嚥馃嚱. I took some time to share perspectives on another U.S. border 馃嚚馃嚘.
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