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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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Slovakia receives 37 Somalis from camps in Eritrea

2 May 2016 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country News

Mediterranean: another weekend of Tragedy

15 September 2015 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country News

Ukraine: Internally Displaced People - 10 July 2015

13 July 2015 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

Ukraine: Internally Displaced People - 8 June 2015

12 June 2015 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

Ukraine: Internally Displaced People - 3 June 2015

5 June 2015 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

Ukraine: Internally Displaced People - 27 May 2015

29 May 2015 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

Ukraine: Internally Displaced People - 21 May 2015

22 May 2015 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

Ukraine: Internally Displaced People - 13 May 2015

15 May 2015 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

Ukraine: Internally Displaced People - 17 Apr 2015

17 April 2015 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

Ukraine: Overview of population displacement (as of 16 March 2015)

20 March 2015 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

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