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Australia

“We need to start thinking of displacement situations as potential opportunities”

UN Deputy High Commissioner for Refugees Kelly T. Clements shares insights on the resilience of women

A boy puts on sunglasses while his grandfather holds him, smiling. In Afghanistan, UNHCR is providing earthquake-resilient houses for displaced families.
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Middle East, Afghanistan and Ukraine

Your impact this winter

With your support, UNHCR is distributing crucial winter aid to Afghan, Ukrainian and Syrian families.

Maryana Golovko recording the song Blue Skies
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Ukraine

The Ukrainian soprano raising her voice for refugees

Maryana Golovko has collaborated with Australian band The Bluesberries to produce the moving song Blue Skies.

Australia. South Sudanese Poet Reflects On Years Of Exile And What ‘Home’ Means
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Australia

Summer reads: the best books on refugee experiences

From a memoir of escaping North Korea to an epic novel set in aftermath of the Spanish Civil War, here are our recommendations for books by or about refugees to read these holidays

Nawal smiles at the camera while her daughter looks at a smart phone Nawal is holding.
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Australia

How it feels to take part in Connecting Worlds

Four donors share their experience connecting with refugees through the world-first app

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Australia

UN Deputy High Commissioner for Refugees visits Australia

Deputy High Commissioner Kelly T. Clements thanks Australian donors and addresses challenges for refugees

Wardah Alabdallah holds her two-month-old daughter Muna in the family's shelter in Azraq refugee camp, Jordan.
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Jordan

What Syrian refugees really need this winter

Near-freezing conditions in Jordan make life even more difficult for refugee families – which is why UNHCR’s winterisation payments are so vital.

Refugees collect water in Azraq camp in Jordan.
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Jordan

Climate change is driving Jordan’s water crisis

The Leading Women Fund supports Syrian refugee women who are struggling to provide essentials such as food, medicine and, increasingly, water.

Winter Assistance Helps Syrian Refugee Families In Zaatari Camp
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Middle East, Afghanistan and Ukraine

“If I had not received the winter cash assistance, I would have been helpless”

As temperatures plunge in the Northern Hemisphere, UNHCR is stepping up support to help refugees.

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Our fundraising commitment

The majority of funds raised by Australia for UNHCR are directed to UNHCR’s emergency operations, providing the ready funds and resources to respond quickly and effectively in situations of crisis and disaster.

78%
Humanitarian programs
12%
Admin
10%
Fundraising