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Pakistan. UNHCR provides emergency support in flood-stricken Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
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Pakistan

UNHCR rushes aid by air and road after Pakistan floods

Triggered by heavy monsoon rains, catastrophic floods in Pakistan have washed away homes and affected millions of people.

Shalle Hassan Abdirahman, a 53-year-old Somali refugee, was forced to flee his home with his family because of  worsening drought and violence from armed extremist group Al-Shabab.
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Africa

Somalia has reached a tipping point

The Horn of Africa is experiencing a catastrophic drought, however, the situation is particularly dire in Somalia.

Janine Allis with Malak, a Syrian refugee living in Jordan.
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Jordan

Malak's story

Kate Dundas connects with a Syrian refugee woman in Jordan.

Yemen. Displaced families in Hudaydah receive essential household items.
© UNHCR/Nisreen Qusha
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Australia

Your Will can be their refuge: Neville’s story

With his bequest, Neville’s passion for refugees will live on.

Jess Mester, a Leading Women Fund member, stands at her desk.
Courtesy of Jess Mester
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Australia

Donor Profile: Jess Mester

"I love knowing my contribution takes the pressure off a refugee woman.”

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Jordan

Double shifts and overcrowded classrooms

What school's really like for Syrian refugee children - and what UNHCR is doing to help.

Displaced woman holds baby. Thousands of families have been displaced due to recent climate change and droughts in Ethiopia's Somali regions.
© UNHCR/Eugene Sibomana
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Africa

Over 18 million people face severe hunger in the Horn of Africa

UNHCR is appealing for life-saving aid for millions affected by catastrophic Horn of Africa drought.

Community fundraiser, Bernie smiles at camera after completing the City to Surf in Sydney.
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Australia

Running for refugees

Bernie Shipp has been participating in Sydney’s iconic City2Surf for over ten years, raising nearly $50,000 to support vulnerable people fleeing war and persecution.

Yulia and her son wait at UNHCR's cash enrolment centre in Poland. They fled their home in Ukraine in March.
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Ukraine

Ukraine: Your impact

With support from generous donors in Australia and around the world, UNHCR is providing life-saving aid for those in need.

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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%
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