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World Refugee Day: For Myanmars refugees, India a bleak house, not home

With refugees here to stay, hosts get help to make them an asset

According to the UNHCR, the world's 32 long-term refugee situations have lasted nearly 26 years on average DNA, 6 days ago

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UNHCR doubles grant for Afghan refugees returning home

The United Nations refugee agency on Wednesday said it would increase assistance package for registered Afghan refugees who were opting to return to Afghanistan under the UNHCR facilitated voluntary return programme.UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo ...
 Prokerala1 day ago Double grant for Afghan refugees from UNHCR  Asian Age1 day ago Photo exhibition on refugees  The Hindu1 week ago Conflict in Syria and Afghan raised the number of refugees to 65 million: UNHCR  First Post.com1 week ago
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24 people displaced every minute worldwide: UNHCR

The global forced displacement rose sharply in 2015 reaching the highest level ever, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said in a report released in Pretoria on Monday. UNHCR recorded an average of 24 people displaced every minute. Back ...
 Business Standard1 week ago

UNHCR for immediate transfer of refugees, asylum seekers on Manus Island, Nauru

The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has called for the immediate transfer of refugees and asylum seekers out of the Australian-run detention camps on both Manus Island and Nauru.A team from the UNHCR was in Nauru when Omid Masoumali, a young ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
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Syria teenager refugee selected to run with Olympic Torch in Brazil

The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and the Organising Committee of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on Tuesday selected a 12-year-old Syrian refugee, Hanan Dacka, to run with the Olympic Torch in the Brazilian capital Brasilia, a UN spokesman said here."The UNHCR said ...
 Prokerala1 month ago Syrian athlete carries Rio flame in Greek refugee camp  Deccan Herald2 months ago This refugee amputee will be a torch-bearer for Rio Games  Rediff.com2 months ago

UN refugee agency says one mn persons to be resettled in 2017

The office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has said around 1.19 million persons will need resettlement in 2017. "With a multitude of conflicts and crises causing record displacement around the world, resettlement has become an increasingly ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago

UNHCR cuts 2016 estimate for refugee arrivals in Europe| Reuters

GENEVA The U.N. refugee agency said on Monday it expects 248,000 refugees and migrants to arrive in Europe via the Eastern Mediterranean this year, far lower than the "up to 1 million" it foresaw at the start of the year. The post UNHCR cuts 2016 estimate for ...
 First Post.com2 weeks ago

Deadly week in Mediterranean as smugglers pack boats of refugees before Ramadan: UNHCR

The UNHRC speculated that the people smugglers could be trying to maximise their incomes before Ramadan begins.
 DNA4 weeks ago

700 migrants feared dead in 3 shipwrecks

Survivors brought to safety in the Italian ports of Taranto and Pozzallo told the UN’s refugee agency (UNHCR) and Save the Children how their boat sank on Thursday morning after a high-seas drama which saw one woman decapitated. “We’ll never know the ...
 Asian Age1 month ago 500 migrants may be dead in shipwreck, says UNHCR  Asian Age2 months ago Migrant crisis: Italian coastguard rescues over 200 from sinking boats as 10 women drown  International Business Times UK3 hours ago At least 700 dead after series of shipwrecks off Libyan coast  Sify1 month ago

Witnesses tell UNHCR about 500 dead in Mediterranean shipwreck

Migrants rescued from a small boat in the Mediterranean told the UN refugee agency they had witnessed a shipwreck that claimed 500 lives, a UNHCR spokeswoman said today. The 41 survivors from Somalia, Sudan, Ethiopia and Egypt described seeing "a ...
 Business Standard2 months ago About 500 dead in Mediterranean shipwreck  Business Standard2 months ago
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