UNHCR working with the government and other partners in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley, is distributing vital aid to Lebanese civilians and Syrian refugees.
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 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...read more