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Community fundraiser, Bernie smiles at camera after completing the City to Surf in Sydney.
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Australia

Running for refugees

Bernie Shipp has been participating in Sydney’s iconic City2Surf for over ten years, raising nearly $50,000 to support vulnerable people fleeing war and persecution.

Yulia and her son wait at UNHCR's cash enrolment centre in Poland. They fled their home in Ukraine in March.
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Ukraine

Ukraine: Your impact

With support from generous donors in Australia and around the world, UNHCR is providing life-saving aid for those in need.

A student attends Kahdistan Primary School. The UNHCR-built school supports hundreds of girls from families who are internally displaced and refugee returnees in Herat Province.
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Afghanistan

One year on: Afghanistan still in crisis

More humanitarian assistance is desperately needed to help Afghans survive the coming winter.

Australia for UNHCR CEO Trudi Mitchell
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Australia

Welcome our new CEO, Trudi Mitchell

For the past six years, Trudi has served as Deputy National Director, working closely with founder Naomi Steer, who stepped away after 22 years in the leadership role.

Hanaa 27, helps her daughter Joudy, 13 with her homework
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Jordan

How your donations helped Hanaa survive the pandemic

Why cash assistance proved a lifeline for this single Syrian mum

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Australia

Sydneysiders walk for refugees

Refugees and other members of the community came together last month at the OneStep Walks festival in Sydney, commemorating World Refugee Day.

A family collects a relief items kit from the UNHCR distribution point in Khost Province following an earthquake.
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Afghanistan

UNHCR provides life-saving aid for earthquake survivors

Australians continue to stand with the people of Afghanistan in the face of the latest emergency.

Khloud, Syrian refugee in Jordan holds blanket
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Jordan

What would you take if you were forced to flee?

Three Syrian refugee women reveal the item they picked up in the final moments before leaving home.

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Worldwide

More than 100 million people displaced globally

The UN Refugee Agency’s latest Global Trends Report reveals an unprecedented level of displacement caused by persecution, conflict, violence, human rights violations and natural disaster.

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Our fundraising commitment

The majority of funds raised by Australia for UNHCR are directed to UNHCR’s emergency operations, providing the ready funds and resources to respond quickly and effectively in situations of crisis and disaster.

78%
Humanitarian programs
12%
Admin
10%
Funding