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UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency

We are #UNHCR, the @UN Refugee Agency. We save lives and protect the rights of refugees, asylum-seekers, stateless people and all who are forced to flee.

120 countries

Joined on 11 April, 2008

http://www.unhcr.org/

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"Sharing my cultural dishes, or the traditional dishes from my home country, to me it feels like I’m sharing love."

A cookbook featuring recipe from former refugees is inspiring communities in Canada.

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Whose responsibility is it to vaccinate displaced people?
Are all governments including refugees?
What risks do we all face if refugees aren't included?

The answers to these and more in this special vaccine Q&A 💉👇

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Replying to @NujeenMustafa: Her message is one we all need to hear. Please watch and if you can, donate to UNHCR 💙  
 
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Replying to @UN: "Even though they're refugees, they're still our brothers & sisters."

Staff at local health centres in Jordan are vaccinating refu…

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Santiago's brother was killed by a street gang in Honduras.

But instead of seeking revenge, he's turned his pain into something positive for the community and is fighting against street gangs as the director of a not-for-profit called Youth Against Violence @JCV_Honduras.

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Geal saw first-hand the toll deforestation has taken on the environment.

That's why the South Sudanese refugee and her neighbors made it their goal to plant 1 million trees. #GlobalGoals

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🔬Meet Gabriel.

Gabriel dreams of bringing quality medical care to his community in South Sudan. Your support can help young refugees like Gabriel achieve their dreams. 👉

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UNHCR is aware that 78 countries are currently developing national COVID-19 vaccination strategies.

But only half include refugees in these strategies.

Jordan is once again showing leadership by showing that protecting everyone means protecting refugees.

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💙 Supporting refugees in Greece
🌱 Saving the planet

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Replying to @FilippoGrandi: Of 90 countries currently developing #COVID19 #vaccination campaigns, 51 have decided to include refugees.

Jordan, host…

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UNHCR welcomes Mexico’s reforms to protect rights of child refugees and asylum-seekers

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From fear of coronavirus...
…. to hope and inclusion

Refugees in Jordan’s @ZaatariCamp started receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Of 90 countries currently developing #COVID19 #vaccination campaigns, 51 have decided to include refugees.

Jordan, host to a large refugee population, has been one of the first to do this — once more showing generous leadership.

Inclusion of all is key to beating the pandemic.

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🥙 Cooking falafel
🧠 Getting mental health support
📊 Looking after a thriving business

This is how Selma coped with trauma. #MentalHealthMatters

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UN High Commissioner for Refugees calls for an end to abuses against Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia's Tigray region, and humanitarian access. 

Statement by @FilippoGrandi ⬇️

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“They fled because of violence and when they arrived here, they were exhausted and scared. I can’t let them suffer."

Justine is hosting a fellow Congolese family forced to flee their homes.

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UNHCR needs safe and unlimited access to Ethiopia's Tigray region to continue delivering humanitarian support.

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Education is like a time-machine. 🚀 📚

Do something great now – make the future awesome 
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Catherine's sons carried her to safety when their family had to flee Cameeron.

Now, the 67-year-old can walk. UNHCR supported a critical surgery and provided a walking frame.

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"Even though they're refugees, they're still our brothers & sisters."

Staff at local health centres in Jordan are vaccinating refugees, a key step in the fight against the #COVID19 pandemic. via @Refugees

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Her message is one we all need to hear. Please watch and if you can, donate to UNHCR 💙  
 

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Jordan has become one of the world’s first countries to start COVID-19 vaccinations for refugees

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