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  • UNHCR redoubles its aid inside Ukraine and the region

    news UNHCR, 08 Apr 2022 (2 years ago )
    The war in Ukraine has triggered one of the fastest-growing displacement and humanitarian crises ever. Within six weeks, more than 4.3 million refugees have fled the country, while a further 7.1 million are displaced internally. As people continue to flee, UNHCR is working closely with local auth...
  • UNHCR representative praised Slovakia's activities in managing the refugee crisis

    news Ministry of Interior of the Slovak Republic Website, 22 Apr 2022 (1 year ago )
    UNHCR representative praised Slovakia's activities in managing the refugee crisis
  • After 100 days of anguish, UNHCR is focused on protection and shelter for Ukrainians

    news This is a summary of what was said by Karolina Lindholm Billing, UNHCR Representative in Ukraine – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today’s press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva., 03 Jun 2022 (1 year ago )
    I have spent the last weeks in Kyiv, Poltava, Dnipro, Zaporizhia, and now in Vinnytsya, meeting internally displaced people, local authorities, emergency services and volunteers in the host communities. The situation is very fluid, and the outlook for the innocent victims of this brutal and sense...
  • Ukrainian refugees find warm welcome in neighbouring Moldova

    news While many move on, Olga and her children are among 100,000 Ukrainians staying in Moldova, where people and the authorities are offering support with help from UNHCR., 18 May 2022 (1 year ago )
    Olga and her husband had almost finished construction on a new house for them and their two children when the bombs began raining down in early March. Their village in Ukraine’s Odesa region was near two military bases targeted by missiles, but with no basement in their new home, they were forced to...
  • Ukrainian teenager touches Slovenians with sensitivity at the piano

    news Living in a world of sound, Vika, 13, is accompanied by an inner music that helps her find her way., 17 May 2022 (1 year ago )
    Like a teenager anywhere, 13-year-old Vika Fursova listens to music on her smartphone. But instead of popular hits she is listening to is her own improvisation on the piano. Soft, like rain, it comforts her after a harrowing journey from war-torn Ukraine. Vika was born blind, so sound has always ...
  • UNHCR’s Grandi welcomes developments on EU asylum reform, encourages further progress under Czech EU Presidency

    news Statement attributed to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, 28 Jun 2022 (1 year ago )
    Prague – I have just returned from the Czech Republic, where I met government representatives as the country prepares to take over the Presidency of the European Union (EU) on 1 July. It comes during a key period when the EU and its Member States, along with other countries, continue to show remarka...
  • În România, refugiații din Ucraina își construiesc o nouă viață în timp ce tânjesc după casă

    news UNHCR, 24 Feb 2023 (1 year ago )
    Munca pe care o desfășoară la cafenea o ajută pe Ekaterina, în vârstă de 30 de ani, să își reconstruiască viața într-o țară nouă, creând o parte din normalitatea și independența pe care le-a pierdut din cauza războiului din țara sa, dar îi oferă și oportunitatea de a-i ajuta pe alții care, la fel ca...