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Recognising our staff this World Humanitarian Day

Meet a UNHCR field worker who shares what it’s like to work in the field helping some of the world’s most vulnerable people.

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'Why I became a humanitarian worker'

In honour of World Humanitarian Day on August 19, we asked three UNHCR field workers to tell us what drives them

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A UNHCR representative shares how displacement impacts women and girls

Irene Omondi has spent her career as a field worker for UNHCR, she is deeply passionate about empowering refugee women and girls.

Joelle Sanounou, winner of the inaugural Australia for UNHCR Beddie Scholarship
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TikTok recognises the great work of Australia for UNHCR

Australia for UNHCR Beddie Scholarship winner, Joelle has been creating content on our TikTok channel and has helped to secure a partnership with the social media platform.

Azraq camp, Jordan
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Jordan Journal: Debra O’Neill’s Mission Notes

"We can truly empower women if we focus not on their vulnerabilities, but on their strengths."

A young child speaks to UNHCR worker and Trudi Mitchell at Guatemala migrant shelter
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Introducing Trudi Mitchell, Australia for UNHCR’s new CEO

Trudi Mitchell officially became Australia for UNHCR’s new Chief Executive Officer in August.

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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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