Home > Overview
UNHCR is calling on States to provide resettlement and other forms of admission.
Jan-June: 5.9 million people sought protection within or outside their countries' borders
Imagine your family had 1 minute to flee your home. What 1 thing would you take?
An Inter-agency Information Sharing Portal which provides up to date information.
- Mediterranean crossings rise in first months of 2014 – many fleeing war and persecution
- “Ireland has made me who I am”
- Ceasefire allows first aid into Aleppo neighbourhood in nearly a year
- Ireland’s Citizenship Ceremonies - Celebrating citizenship and providing durable solutions
- School is a dream for Syrian refugee family struggling in Lebanon
- Irish Stories Archives
As UNHCR's Representative in Iran, Offaly man Bernard Doyle explains the importance of giving moral support to a country that hosts almost 1 million refugees.read more
Working with the Irish authorities to provide access for people seeking refuge and protection, UNHCR has worked in Ireland since 1998.read more