People forced to flee their homes leave almost everything behind them in their search for safety and protection. UNHCR brings them the humanitarian response they need.
Health and hygiene
Ensuring the health and hygiene of displaced persons is one of UNHCR's primary tasks.
Human rights protection
UNHCR works to ensure the rights of displaced people, refugees and stateless persons are respected. Wherever they are.
3.4 million refugee children did not go to school in 2021. UNHCR works to promote access to education among refugees and IDPs.
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We are looking for millionaires: 114 millions forced to flee worldwide need help urgently
We are looking for a millionaire to be able to help 114 millions refugees around the world.
"A dangerous jigsaw of war that is slowly closing around us"
The number of forcibly displaced people worldwide continues to grow: At the end of September 2023, it reached already more than 114 million.
One poem and seven novels: Book tips on the topic of refugees
Discover our selection of 7 must-read books on the theme of refugees and exile.
Earthquake in Afghanistan: Hundreds of thousands of survivors urgently need help
Western Afghanistan has been shaken by several earthquakes. The survivors urgently need help.
Hope away from home: Demand the protection of refugees with a signature.
There are currently more than 110 million people on the run worldwide - a record. Solidarity is more in demand than ever. Nevertheless, they are increasingly discriminated against in many places. Together we can change this.
No more lost potential: More than 7 million refugee children need to go to school
Currently, more than 110 million have had to leave their homes because of conflict or persecution. Among them are 14.8 million refugees of school age - almost 5 million more than a year ago.
‘’Faces 04 – A world without displacement’’: NFT collection in support of people forced to flee
On the occasion of our 5th collaboration in the Cardano community, we have partnered with renowned crypto artist Chadi Nassar, and launched a limited AI generated NFT collection that sheds light on UNHCR’s eight ongoing emergencies.