Unhcr Refugee Laraman And Ibrahim Hero
Delma Albuquerque and Adrew Smart are recycling rubbish to support refugees
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Recycling for refugees

A husband and wife team from Queensland are turning recyclable waste into cash to support refugees

Vitali and his mother Halyna stand in the ruins of a family home following a missile attack on their village, Ukraine
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Lives on hold: Ukrainian families endure a third year of brutal war

It’s been over two years since Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine began. With no end in sight, Ukrainian families are enduring terrifying conditions.  

Sudanese refugee Hawa Issat in front of her temporary shelter
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Transforming refugee lives: The power of your support in silent emergencies

Your generous donations are providing life-saving aid in Sudan, Yemen and beyond.

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Six Stories of Displacement in Pop Culture

Stories of refugees and displaced people can be found in the films we watch and TV shows we binge. 

Your Ramadan charity can help struggling mothers like Balqees
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How Ramadan charity is helping refugees observe the holy month

Your Ramadan charity empowers refugees, providing them with peace and dignity during these challenging times.

Faiza And Ilhan, DAFI Scholars from Somila
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Aiming Higher: Education unlocks opportunities for refugee women and girls

Four women share how UNHCR scholarships have empowered them – and their communities.

Oanh Thi Tran, Australian Fair Work Commissioner
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How a Vietnamese refugee became a Fair Work Commissioner

Oanh Thi Tran shares her remarkable story of escape to becoming one of Australia’s leaders in industrial relations and employment law.

Ethiopia. Hawa, 40, stands in front of her shelter at the Kurmuk transit centre
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Hidden from view: The world’s silent emergencies

With your help, refugees in forgotten conflicts can find safety and protection

Islam, 21, was uprooted by conflict in Khartoum and now shelters at a refugee camp.
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BTS fan dreams of a return to normality in Sudan

BTS fan dreams of a return to normality in Sudan

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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.

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