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UNHCR concerned about the conditions of refugees and migrants in Calais and Dunkerque, in particular children

05 February 2016

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Help is a phone call away for displaced Yemenis

05 February 2016

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Do not risk your lives, Grandi tells Eritrean refugees

05 February 2016

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Donors pledge more than US$6 billion for Syrians

05 February 2016

Donor and host countries raised today more than US$6 billion and pledged continued support, protection and opportunities for more than 22.5 million people in need of humanitarian assistance both inside Syria and across the region in 2016.

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As gang violence worsens, more Salvadorans flee

03 February 2016

According to UNHCR figures, asylum applications in Guatemala from Salvadoran nationals nearly doubled – an increase of 172 per cent – between 2013 and 2014. Salvadorans are also fleeing to other countries in the region such as the United States of America and Mexico, where the applications have quadrupled and tripled respectively since 2010.

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London Syria Conference: World leaders urged to help Syrians

03 February 2016

More than 70 heads of state, the UN Secretary General, heads of international organizations, NGOs and private sector representatives are gathering in London this week for a key conference to pledge their support for the growing aid needs of the Syrian people.

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UNHCR aid reaches Syrian town cut off for three years

03 February 2016

Working in tandem with the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC), UNHCR has delivered crucial humanitarian aid to a rural town near Damascus that has been cut off by fighting for three years.

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Fighting in eastern DRC forces thousands to flee

02 February 2016

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OECD and UNHCR back increased refugee integration

01 February 2016

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OECD and UNHCR call for scaling up integration policies in favour of refugees

28 January 2016

OECD and UNHCR call for scaling up integration policies in favour of refugees

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