Your donations to Australia for UNHCR in action

Two women receive thermal blankets as part of UNHCR's winter assistance in Lebanon.
million blankets keeping refugees warm
Mona using her mobile wallet to withdraw her monthly assistance
© UNHCR/Sana Hamdan
million people receiving cash assistance
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. Your gift to Australia for UNHCR can provide life-saving aid for people in their time of greatest need.

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“Education is very important. It can help you to change not only your family but also our world.” 

Ayor, the dux of her year, aspires to become a lawyer.  

For children in Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya, education is a lifeline. It provides stability, healing, friendship, and empowers children to pursue their goals. However, the camp's schools are severely under-resourced, with overcrowded classes, shortages of teachers, textbooks, and basic facilities.

Kenya. Ayor Athian Akech is a student at Kakuma Secondary School. Here, she is photographed studying at home.
© A4U/Steve Kiza