Unhcr Refugee Laraman And Ibrahim Hero
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Celebrating refugees on World Refugee Day

Australia for UNHCR raises $257,000 for Ukraine emergency at World Refugee Day lunch.

© Courtesy of Golriz Ghahraman
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'I think of refugees as a testament to the strength and goodness of the human spirit’

New Zealand’s first ever refugee Member of Parliament, Golriz Ghahraman, reflects on how her refugee background has helped her navigate political life.

Zuzan uses her craft skills to provide for her family.  © UNHCR/Hazm Almazouni
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“There is no such thing as a ‘male’ or ‘female’ job”

Zuzan fled Syria for Jordan with her husband and three children. She uses her craft skills to provide for her family.

Antonina and Natasha at a hostel for Ukrainian refugees in Prešov, Slovakia. © UNHCR/Balazs Horvath
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Ukrainian sisters fleeing war begin new lives in Slovakia

Antonina and Natasha arrived in Slovakia without a plan but, with help from UNHCR they have a place to stay and hope for the future.

UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi visits Bogo relocation site for internally displaced people © UNHCR/Colin Delfosse
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UN High Commissioner for Refugees meets Cameroonians displaced by climate conflict

The climate crisis is exacerbating competition for water and other resources.

Family sits in front of UNHCR tent © UNHCR
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Ramadan donations bring hope for refugees

UNHCR’s global Ramadan campaign, ‘Every Gift Counts,’ aims to provide 100,000 families with support before the end of the holy month.

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Cash offers a lifeline to refugees arriving in Poland

UNHCR’s cash assistance program helps refugees from Ukraine cover their most urgent needs

Danjiel Malbasa
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Raising his voice: Danijel Malbasa wins the Les Murray Award

Danijel Malbasa, a former Yugoslav refugee who is now a powerful advocate, writer and lawyer, is the inaugural winner of the Les Murray Award for Refugee Recognition.

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Afghan refugee helps children with disabilities access school

Jamil is an Afghan refugee who is removing multiple barriers that prevent refugees with disabilities from going to school in Pakistan

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