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Needs soar as number of Syrian refugees tops 3 million

UNHCR reports that Syria's intensifying refugee crisis will today pass a record 3 million people, amid reports of horrifying conditions inside the country.

As South Sudan crisis grows, Ethiopia becomes Africa’s biggest refugee-hosting country

UNHCR is launching one of its largest aid pushes aimed at helping close to a half million people who have been forced to flee their homes.

UNHCR on target to deliver 2,410 tons of aid for Iraqi displaced

UNHCR is continuing a massive aid operation for hundreds of thousands of people caught in Iraq's worsening humanitarian crisis.

Background note on international solidarity, responsibility-sharing and burden-sharing on refugee-related issues

At the end of 2013, the number of refugees globally under UNHCR’s mandate was estimated at 11.7 million, some 1.2 million more than at the end of 2012. This increase, from one year...

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"Hello Sweden – to feel home in a new country"

Project "Hello Sweden"

School children in Sweden are seeing the world through new eyes – the eyes of refugees

Resettlement - a lifesaving tool for vulnerable refugees

Resettlement - a lifesaving tool

In Almedalen, UNHCR and SMB have put the spotlight on resettlement.

UNHCR’s RICE report now available in Swedish and English

UNHCR’s RICE report

RICE report is now also available in Swedish and English!

Bellmanstafetten 2014

Bellmanstafetten 2014

UNHCR staff members participated in Bellmanstafetten 2014.

"Hello Sweden – to feel home in a new country"

Project "Hello Sweden"

School children in Sweden are seeing the world through new eyes – the eyes of refugees

Resettlement - a lifesaving tool for vulnerable refugees

Resettlement - a lifesaving tool

In Almedalen, UNHCR and SMB have put the spotlight on resettlement.

UNHCR’s RICE report now available in Swedish and English

UNHCR’s RICE report

RICE report is now also available in Swedish and English!

Bellmanstafetten 2014

Bellmanstafetten 2014

UNHCR staff members participated in Bellmanstafetten 2014.

"Hello Sweden – to feel home in a new country"

Project "Hello Sweden"

School children in Sweden are seeing the world through new eyes – the eyes of refugees

Resettlement - a lifesaving tool for vulnerable refugees

Resettlement - a lifesaving tool

In Almedalen, UNHCR and SMB have put the spotlight on resettlement.

UNHCR’s RICE report now available in Swedish and English

UNHCR’s RICE report

RICE report is now also available in Swedish and English!

Bellmanstafetten 2014

Bellmanstafetten 2014

UNHCR staff members participated in Bellmanstafetten 2014.

 
 
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