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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.

Shelter needs acute in northern Iraq as UNHCR steps up aid operation

Schools are still being used to house the displaced. In addition, there is urgent need to reinforce other housing in preparation for the coming winter.

South Sudan teenager leads her young siblings to safety in Uganda

When 13-year-old Yayo Tangko turned up at the Boroli refugee settlement in Uganda she feared the worst for her missing parents.

Sweden supports the emergency response in Iraq

Sweden has sent emergency supplies to Erbil as part of UNHCR's operation to help about 500 000 people in Iraq.

 

Colombian Butterflies receive prestigious Nansen Refugee Award

UNHCR named a group of courageous Colombian women as winners of the prestigious annual Nansen Refugee Award.

Number of displaced inside Ukraine now 260,000

Number of displaced inside Ukraine more than doubles since early August to 260,000.

"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.

Bellmanstafetten 2014

Bellmanstafetten 2014

UNHCR staff members participated in Bellmanstafetten 2014.

UNHCR’s RICE report now available in Swedish and English

UNHCR’s RICE report

RICE report is now also available in Swedish and English!

"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.

Bellmanstafetten 2014

Bellmanstafetten 2014

UNHCR staff members participated in Bellmanstafetten 2014.

UNHCR’s RICE report now available in Swedish and English

UNHCR’s RICE report

RICE report is now also available in Swedish and English!

"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.

Bellmanstafetten 2014

Bellmanstafetten 2014

UNHCR staff members participated in Bellmanstafetten 2014.

UNHCR’s RICE report now available in Swedish and English

UNHCR’s RICE report

RICE report is now also available in Swedish and English!

 
 
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