Showing posts with label UNHCR. Show all posts
Showing posts with label UNHCR. Show all posts

Saturday, January 14, 2017

UN calls on European countries to protect refugees from freezing to death & abuse

 At least five refugees have reportedly perished from exposure in a European cold snap since the beginning of the year amid reports of police violence against asylum seekers, including confiscation of phones and clothing, the UN’s refugee agency reported.

Friday, October 16, 2015

UN refugee agency backs plan to boost protection for people fleeing disasters and climate change

UN, 16 October 2015 – The United Nations refugee agency has joined 110 nations to strengthen steps to protect people displaced across borders by disasters and climate change.

Wednesday, August 05, 2015

Cyclone Komen further burdens thousands of displaced people in western Myanmar (UN agencies)

UN,  4 August 2015 – Sweeping across western Myanmar last week, Cyclone Komen has caused extensive damage in the region, hampering assessment and relief efforts, including to areas where thousands of displaced people are living, the United Nations refugee agency reported today.

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