Unhcr Refugee Laraman And Ibrahim Hero
Anastasiia at an activity for displaced children in Kharkiv, organised by UNHCR’s local partner Proliska.
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Five stories of courage from Ukraine

"It will never stop hurting me that my daughter had to go through all this." Five Ukrainian people tell us how they were forced to flee their homes in search of safety.

From L to R: Daruka, Akoh, Achot and Martha. They are vegetable vendors who buy their produce from Charo farm wher both Kenyans and refugees farm. They then sell these vegetables to both Kenyans and refugees, making money to support their families in different ways and children with education materials.
© UNHCR/Charity Nzomo
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A thriving farm cooperative gives hope to refugees in Kenya

A successful farming project is giving refugees the opportunity to not only rebuild their lives but also to thrive and give back to their host community.

Portrait of Syrian refugee Layla amongst okra flowers.
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Meet the Syrian refugee turned farming entrepreneur

When Layla fled to Jordan, she knew nothing about agriculture. Today, she runs a successful business. 

Zahra, a Syrian refugee with five children, is pictured at home in Mafraq
©UNHCR/Lilly Carlisle
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Four reasons you should experience the Connecting Worlds app

Leading Women Fund donors once again have the chance to participate in this life-changing experience. 

46-year-old Svitlana was evacuated to Mykolaiv from Kherson after the first alerts of possible flooding following the breach of the Kakhovka Dam
© UNHCR/Victoria Andrievska
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Ukraine flood disaster

Ukraine has suffered yet another blow with the destruction of the Kakhovka Dam. More than 2,000 people have been evacuated, while hundreds of thousand...
Akec Makur Chuot
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From a refugee camp to the Hawthorn Hawks

Akec Makur Chuot is a former refugee and professional football player, currently playing for Hawthorn in the AFLW. 

Mozambique. Displaced and host community girls play football in Cabo Delgado
© UNHCR/Martim Gray Pereira
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Celebrating the achievements of refugees in sport

At this year’s World Refugee Day lunch, we were inspired by stories of resilience and hope. 

Asif Sultani
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“Sport means everything to me.”

 Martial Arts gives Asif Sultani a sense of community and safety.

Anyier Model (1)
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“I wanted to celebrate the diversity of African countries”

Winner of this year’s Les Murray Award for Refugee Recognition, Anyier Yuol, on her incredible journey from sports star to model, PhD candidate, and advocate.

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