Unhcr Refugee Laraman And Ibrahim Hero
Andrew Atkinson Working As A Peacekeeper 2
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Why a former UN peacekeeper is leaving a gift for refugees in his Will

“In a lot of conflicts or disasters, there’s nobody else to help but UNHCR.”

Sheena Polese
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“We all have the capacity to help”

Meet leadership coach (and ultra-marathon runner!) Sheena Polese

Mike Druce Community Fundraiser Hikes For Refugees
© Supplied by Mike Druce
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Hiking for refugees

Mike Druce has successfully hiked from Mexico to Canada, raising money for refugees.

Yemen. Displaced families in Hudaydah receive essential household items.
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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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Donor Profile: Jess Mester

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

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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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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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: 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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Celebrating refugees on World Refugee Day

Australia for UNHCR raises $257,000 for Ukraine emergency at World Refugee Day lunch.

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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.

Humanitarian programs