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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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Civilians living in "penury and panic" as Mosul battle rages - UNHCR

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

Iraq: CCCM Settlement Status Map (15 Jun 2017)

15 June 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

Iraq: CCCM - IDP populations in temporary settlements by district - 15 June 2017

15 June 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

Iraq Flash Update (as of 13 June 2017)

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

UNHCR Mosul Emergency Response Since October 2016

13 June 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

Mosul response critically underfunded, UNHCR warns

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

Iraq Flash Update (as of 28 May 2017)

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

Iraq Flash Update (as of 14 May 2017)

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

UNHCR Mosul Emergency Response Since October 2016

14 May 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

As 1000s flee West Mosul, UNHCR opens 12th new camp for displaced

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

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