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  • PRESS RELEASE: 16 Days of Activism: Grandi calls for better protection of refugees against sexual violence in the workplace

    news UNHCR, 26 Nov 2018 (il y a 4 ans )
    “The world of work can be particularly risky for refugees and other forcibly displaced people. Many are left with no choice but the informal sector, exposing them to unsafe and abusive working conditions, including gender-based violence.”
  • PRESS RELEASE: Helena Christensen urges support for world’s most underfunded refugee crisis

    news UNHCR, 14 Nov 2018 (il y a 4 ans )
    “We have to make difficult decisions every day about how to spend this very limited funding on things that should have equal importance,” Kenya said. “Do we build toilets, offer a variety of foods, do we build a classroom, do we buy clothes for a newborn baby? Whatever you choose affects the qualit...
  • Refugee children battle for education in Tanzania

    news UNHCR, 4 January 2018, 20 Jun 2018 (il y a 4 ans )
    In Nduta refugee camp, a shortage of funds sees some school classes held under trees.“When it rains everything gets wet,” says Irahoze, 14, who fled Burundi and now studies beneath the trees in Tanzania’s Nduta refugee camp. “When it’s windy, the branches fall and when the sun is strong it’s too hot...
  • Refugee exodus from Burundi sparks concerns 'overstretched' neighbours will not cope

    news Thomson Reuters Foundation, 23 Sep 2016 (il y a 6 ans )
    Number of refugees fleeing violence, abductions and torture in Burundi has passed 300,000, the United Nations says By Lin Taylor LONDON, Sept 23 - The number of refugees fleeing violence, abductions and torture in Burundi has passed 300,000, the United Nations said on Friday, raising fears nei...
  • Refugee numbers soar, as uncertainty in Burundi continues

    news UNHCR, 15 May 2015 (il y a 7 ans )
    Briefing Notes, 15 May 2015 This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Karin de Gruijl – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at the press briefing, on 15 May 2015, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. While the coup attempt is reported to have been foiled, the situation in Bu...
  • Refugees bear cost of massive underfunding

    news UNHCR, 10 Oct 2018 (il y a 4 ans )
    Funding for the world’s forcibly displaced and stateless people is becoming increasingly squeezed, with barely more than half of needs being met, and worsening hardship and risks for many refugees, other displaced people and the communities they live among. Six refugee and displacement situations gl...
  • Regional emergencies push Uganda's refugee hosting to breaking point

    news UNHCR, 21 Dec 2015 (il y a 6 ans )
    KAMPALA, Dec. 18 (Xinhua) – Three emergencies in Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) and South Sudan have push the number of refugees and asylum seekers in Uganda to astronomical levels, forcing the east African country to look up to donors for support. Uganda is currently host to 51...
  • Rescue on Lake Tanganyika

    news UNHCR TRACKS, 26 May 2015 (il y a 7 ans )
    Kagunga is a small Tanzanian village close to the border with Burundi. Wedged between a steep mountain range and the waters of Lake Tanganyika, it has little access to other parts of Tanzania except by boat. And so, almost overnight, this sleepy fishing community has become the focal point of a huma...
  • Safaricom Foundation supports refugee students to hone their skills in entrepreneurship, leadership and sports - Kenya

    news UNHCR Kenya, 12 Nov 2018 (il y a 4 ans )
    “I want to help young people like me to be leaders in their own communities." Cynthia Awamahoro from Burundi is grateful for the privilege to access secondary school education. The soft spoken Cynthia has already been awarded different gifts for her leadership skills at the school. She has also le...
  • States reach historic deal for refugees and commit to more effective, fairer response

    news UNHCR, 18 Dec 2018 (il y a 3 ans )
    “No country should be left alone to respond to a huge influx of refugees,” said the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi. “Refugee crises call for a global sharing of responsibility, and the compact is a powerful expression of how we work together in today’s fragmented world.”