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Burundi. Refugee Families In Nyakanda Refugee Camp
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Worldwide

Why is World Refugee Day important?

Learn about the history and significance of World Refugee Day, and discover how you can get involved to support refugees worldwide 

Australia. Hamed Allahyari and work colleagues at SalamaTea cafe
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Australia

A guide to refugee cafes across Australia

Cafes and restaurants run by refugees are more than just places to eat — they are community hubs that offer cultural dining experiences and support for those who need it most. 

Young family in Lypkuvativka collective site
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Ukraine

Help Ukrainians in their time of crisis

As violence escalates in the Kharkiv region, your support can provide critical aid to displaced families.

IOC Refugee Team announced for Paris Olympics
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2024 Refugee Olympic Team announced for Paris

Thirty-six refugee athletes will compete on the world stage in July

Help rebuild Ukraine: Five ways your donation makes a difference
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Ukraine

Help rebuild Ukraine: Five ways your donation makes a difference

From housing to healthcare – see the impact you’re having on Ukrainians enduring a third year of full-scale war

Ivan reads a book in his great grandparents' home in Kyiv, Ukraine.
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Worldwide

Must-read books on refugee experiences

Seven stories of resilience, courage and hope

Vitali and his mother Halyna stand in the ruins of a family home following a missile attack on their village, Ukraine
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Ukraine

Lives on hold: Ukrainian families endure a third year of brutal war

It’s been over two years since Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine began. With no end in sight, Ukrainian families are enduring terrifying conditions.  

Sudanese refugee Hawa Issat in front of her temporary shelter
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Worldwide

Transforming refugee lives: The power of your support in silent emergencies

Your generous donations are providing life-saving aid in Sudan, Yemen and beyond.

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Six Stories of Displacement in Pop Culture

Stories of refugees and displaced people can be found in the films we watch and TV shows we binge. 

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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.

75%
Humanitarian programs
13%
Admin
12%
Fundraising