Unhcr Refugee Laraman And Ibrahim Hero
Australia. HASA refugee football players
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Kicking goals for peace: FIFA unites with refugees

During the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup™ event in Australia, FIFA joined forces with UNHCR to promote a message of peace and unity. As part of the init...
Bangladesh. Rohingya Refugees Walk Through A Heavy Downpour
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Monsoon flooding hits Cox’s Bazar

Heavy rain, flash flooding and landslides are affecting thousands of Rohingya refugees living in cramped conditions in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh.

Ukraine. Families in Borodyanka have their homes repaired by UNHCR
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Restoring hope in Ukraine

A home repair project is helping to rebuild Ukrainian communities shattered by conflict

Australia. City2surf 2023 Angela and Sam
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Running in the family: A mother-son team raise funds for refugees

“I found out that so many children were living in terrible conditions, and I really wanted to help them.”

Azraq camp for Syrian refugees in Jordan
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How UNHCR is working to prevent child marriages in Jordan

Preventing child marriage involves helping girls to understand their rights

Tim Ung is running in the 2023 City2Surf to raise funds for Australia for UNHCR
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Tim's run for refugees

Tim Ung and his family escaped war-torn Cambodia over 40 years ago. Now he is running his second City2Surf to raise money for refugees.

Anastasiia at an activity for displaced children in Kharkiv, organised by UNHCR’s local partner Proliska.
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Five stories of courage from Ukraine

"It will never stop hurting me that my daughter had to go through all this." Five Ukrainian people tell us how they were forced to flee their homes in search of safety.

From L to R: Daruka, Akoh, Achot and Martha. They are vegetable vendors who buy their produce from Charo farm wher both Kenyans and refugees farm. They then sell these vegetables to both Kenyans and refugees, making money to support their families in different ways and children with education materials.
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A thriving farm cooperative gives hope to refugees in Kenya

A successful farming project is giving refugees the opportunity to not only rebuild their lives but also to thrive and give back to their host community.

Portrait of Syrian refugee Layla amongst okra flowers.
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Meet the Syrian refugee turned farming entrepreneur

When Layla fled to Jordan, she knew nothing about agriculture. Today, she runs a successful business. 

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