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End hostilities, ‘preserve lives’: UN refugee chief makes appeal for people trapped in Syria’s Idlib

1 hour 33 min ago
As the already dire situation in north-west Syria dramatically continues to worsen in Idlib province, the head of the United Nations refugee agency called on Thursday for an end to the hostilities and appealed for urgent action to allow the people trapped there to move to places of safety.

World must ‘step up’, match Pakistan’s compassion for refugees, says UN chief

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 20:26
Pakistan’s solidarity and compassion for hosting Afghan refugees is a remarkable blueprint that the rest of the world should follow.  

Holocaust survivors rebuild lives and traditions in Rio de Janeiro

Sat, 02/15/2020 - 03:15
With millions of people displaced from their homes worldwide, a UN ceremony celebrating Holocaust survivors in Brazil, has provided a stark reminder that throughout the 75 years of the Organization’s existence, the plight of refugees has been an ever-present theme.

Amidst protection challenges, Eastern Route outpaces Mediterranean for people leaving Africa

Fri, 02/14/2020 - 16:41
A monthly average of 11,500 people traveling from the Horn of Africa to Yemen last year made the so-called Eastern Route the busiest maritime migration path on earth, the UN migration agency said on Friday.