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UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was established on December 14, 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly. The agency is mandated to lead and co-ordinate international action to protect refugees and resolve refugee problems worldwide. Its primary purpose is to safeguard the rights and well-being of refugees. It strives to ensure that everyone can exercise the right to seek asylum and find safe refuge in another State, with the option to return home voluntarily, integrate locally or to resettle in a third country. In more than five decades, the agency has helped an estimated 50 million people restart their lives. Today, a staff of around 7,092 people in 124 countries continues to help 35.8 million persons.  Website: www.unhcr.org
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Syrian Refugees in Jordan - Governorate Level - Syrian Refugees in Jordan by end of November 2017

7 December 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

UNHCR: Sector Gender Focal Points Network – Jordan

December 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country News

UNHCR: Gender Equality Promising Practices Syrian Refugees in the Middle East and North Africa

December 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Regional Reports

UNHCR: Art Therapy to Prevent and Respond to SGBV – Egypt

December 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country News

UNHCR: Building Capacity for Protection of LGBTI Persons of Concern – Jordan

December 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country News

Community Service Centers (CSCs) in Jordan (As of October 2017)

2 November 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

Good Practices Paper - Action 7: Ensuring birth registration for the prevention of statelessness

November 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country News

Millions of refugees at risk in the Middle East as winter funds dwindle

3 October 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country News

UNHCR Regional Winter Assistance Plan 2017-2018 (Syria, Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, and Egypt)

September 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: UNHCR Country Updates

Critical gaps in Lebanon and Jordan spell looming destitution and despair for Syrian refugee families

6 June 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country News

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