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Two women receive thermal blankets as part of UNHCR's winter assistance in Lebanon.
million blankets keeping refugees warm
Yemen. Displaced Children In Dhamar Governorate
million solar lamps lighting the way to safety
Syrian Refugees Fleeing Military Campaign Receive Aid At UNHCR Camp
tents sheltering families forced to flee
Greece. UNHCR Ramps Up Support After Fire Destroys Moria Reception Centre

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UNHCR works in more than 130 countries around the world. We are often first in and last out in a refugee crisis, providing vulnerable families with shelter, water and other survival essentials.

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“It’s all that keeps us going, the help we get from UNHCR.”

Farishta*, a widow and mother of two, fled her home in northern Afghanistan when the Taliban overran her town. In Kabul, she struggled to pay for rent or food and was sinking into debt before she began receiving UNHCR assistance.

*Name changed for protection reasons

Farishta and her daughter sit, foreheads touching
© UNHCR/Andrew McConnell