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  • 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 ...
  • On World Refugee Day, UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Ben Stiller calls for equal treatment of refugees - whoever, wherever, whenever

    news Stiller: “Protecting people forced to flee is a collective global responsibility. We have to remember this could happen to anyone, anywhere.”, 20 Jun 2022 (1 year ago )
    GENEVA – Today, on World Refugee Day 2022, Ben Stiller, Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, called for compassion and support for all refugees around the world and those forced to flee. During a visit to Poland and Ukraine this week, where Stiller is meeting those recently forc...
  • 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...
  • UNHCR survey finds refugees from Ukraine hope to go home

    news UNHCR, 13 Jul 2022 (1 year ago )
    The majority of refugees from Ukraine hope to return home as soon as possible but around two-thirds expect to stay in their current host countries until hostilities subside and the security situation improves, according to new findings published today by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency.
  • UNHCR: One year after the Russian invasion, insecurity clouds return intentions of displaced Ukrainians

    news UNHCR, 23 Feb 2023 (1 year ago )
    GENEVA – Twelve months since the Russian invasion of Ukraine, more than 13 million people remain uprooted from their homes, including nearly 8 million refugees across Europe and more than 5 million internally displaced people within Ukraine. Their prospects for return in the near future, however, ar...
  • 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...