Unhcr Refugee Laraman And Ibrahim Hero
© UNHCR/Diego Ibarra Sánchez
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Middle East

Cold winter months add to suffering for refugees and displaced people

Conflict and insecurity has forced people from their homes into harsh winter conditions

© UNHCR/Xavier Bourgois
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Refugees in Cameroon help build ‘Great Green Wall’ to combat desertification

Refugees and host communities in Cameroon have planted 360,000 seedlings, transforming the environment in and around Minawao refugee camp.

© UNHCR/Claris Achu
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Democratic Republic of the Congo

Maternal health project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Teachers Health has helped to improve maternal and neonatal care for Central African refugees and their hosts in DRC.

© Sebastian Rich/UNHCR
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Batting for Afghanistan

Cricketing legend Ian Chappell is leading our Batting for Afghanistan appeal, encouraging everyone to support Afghanistan by buying a virtual bat or bidding on auction prizes.

Dr Basma, a Yemeni refugee, now working as a refugee doctor near Jordan through UNHCR's initiative
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Refugee medics helping Jordan’s COVID-19 response

Over 300 healthcare professionals applied to join UNHCR’s ground-breaking program

One of the Founding 50 members of the Leading Women Fund, Kim Keating shares her story
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“Why I decided to focus on giving back”

How a life-changing diagnosis led Kim Keating to re-evaluate her job – and start donating to the Leading Women Fund

South Sudanese former refugee and AFL player Akec Makur Chuot
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Refugees want to feel welcome and included in their communities

AFL star and former refugee Akec Makur Chuot shares her story ahead of our LWF event

Samira, Itidal, Kholoud and Samaher, Syrian refugees living in Azraq camp in Jordan. They are part of the SEP Jordan artisan collective which is supported by UNHCR’s MADE51 livelihoods programme to help refugees access global markets with the crafts they produce.
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Why focussing on refugee women’s mental health is so important

Partnering with local NGOs is making a real difference

Members of the Refugee Fire Brigade use branches to beat out a large bushfire.  ©UNHCR/Colin Delfosse
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The climate crisis is a human crisis

There is now a clear link between climate-related emergencies and forced displacement

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Our fundraising impact

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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