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Joined April 2009
Are you a refugee from Ukraine? UNHCR can help. Visit the page for the country you are in. Hungary: bit.ly/3tfnh4M Poland: bit.ly/35ckvoR Romania : https ://bit.ly/3HvhrkK Slovakia : https ://bit.ly/3HkZzJi In any other country: bit.ly/3HsFiSf
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Refugee rights are human rights
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No one chooses to become a refugee.   Seeking asylum is a fundamental human right.
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'Before the war I had a lot of friends. We used to go out, do homework together, go to each other’s houses for tea and listen to music. Just have fun.' Speaking to UNHCR, Daria reflects on the recent upheaval in her life and has advice to other teenagers: unhcr.org/uk/news/stories/20…
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"I wanted to show that being a refugee isn’t a badge of shame; it’s a badge of honour."   When an email from the White House arrived in her inbox, Nga Vương-Sandoval knew she needed to advocate on behalf of displaced people. #AAPIHeritageMonth bit.ly/38wLeOs
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Are you an Afghan passionate about sharing information about your country's plight? Do you have📸+📹+✍️skills? Join UNHCR!
Attention Afghan story-tellers, we need you 🫵 ! UNHCR Afghanistan is advertising for a dynamic Assistant Communications Officer (National Officer “A”) in Kabul, expiry 30 May 2022. Qualified🧕are particularly encouraged to apply #Jobs #UNJobs - bit.ly/39tnlri
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Cash assistance programmes empower refugees to make their own decisions. Dania explains the process in Moldova, where the cards given out can be used to pay for rent, food and medicine.
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This week 36 cities around the world have pledged to implement the Global Compact on Refugees. This is hugely significant –cities and local communities are often at the fore in hosting refugees and forcibly displaced people. We welcome these commitments and hope more will follow!
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📢 Media briefing on the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine and the response undertaken by the United Nations Join for an overview of efforts undertaken by aid organisations to support those impacted by the war 🇺🇦🇺🇳 📺 Follow live: bit.ly/3wClXKK
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Today and everyday, we honour the perseverance of forcibly displaced LGBTIQ+ people around the world, and stand against homophobia, transphobia and biphobia. #IDAHOTB
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"This project is about breaking through the barriers that stand in the way of people and communities in Edinburgh engaging with the arts." Refugees and asylum seekers will be gifted days out at the Edinburgh Fringe as the festival breaks barriers. news.stv.tv/east-central/ref…
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Check out our refugee shop to buy items handcrafted by refugees 🧼🍯🖼️👛 unhcr.org/jo/refugee-shop
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Sport has the power to change lives 🏅🏆 6-year-old Muhammad Ullah trains with Aleem Ullah during a Taekwondo 🥋 class for Afghan @refugees at the UNHCR vocational centre in Timergera, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan 🇵🇰
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Today and everyday, we will work to protect the rights of LGBTIQ+ refugees and asylum-seekers around the world. A must read this #IDAHOTB ➡️ medium.com/@UNHCR/this-idaho…
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UNHCR United Kingdom retweeted
People fleeing fighting inside #Ukraine are seeking shelter anywhere they can find safety Many are still sheltering in train stations At #Dnipro railway station we provided beds, mattresses, pillows, blankets & bed linen to support new arrivals
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Today and every day, we stand proudly against homophobia, transphobia and biphobia. LGBTIQ+ rights are human rights. #IDAHOTB
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An important reminder: Regardless of gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or sex characteristics human rights do not change. Countries must keep their doors open to LGBTIQ+ people in need of refuge and protection. #IDAHOTB
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The war in Ukraine will have health consequences on conflict-affected people, including the internally displaced & refugees.   Here's a guide to health assessment for health workers at border areas, reception centres & more: bit.ly/3kTpX4l   @WHO @UNmigration @ECDC_EU
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Nobody should be forced to be apart from their family. #FamiliesTogether
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People forced to flee #Ukraine need us now more than ever. UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador, @DavidMorrissey64 explains how needs are growing and what you can do to help. Please donate today: unh.cr/62446c414a
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