We are #UNHCR, the @UN Refugee Agency. We save lives and protect the rights of refugees, asylum-seekers, stateless people and all who are forced to flee.

120 countries
Joined April 2008
“The international community must do everything it can to prevent a catastrophe in Afghanistan" ~ High Commissioner @FilippoGrandi Today @UN and partners launch plans to deliver aid to 22M in Afghanistan and 5.7M displaced Afghans and host communities. bit.ly/3zRcRLC
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As families in Afghanistan return home to rebuild their homes and lives, they face new challenges - economic collapse and climate change - causing widespread hunger and malnutrition. bit.ly/3Fz6Nsf
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"I will continue to support people in need because that’s what gives meaning to my life.”  ~ Lambda*, 85, has opened his home in Burkina Faso to hundreds of people seeking safety. bit.ly/3Afsvk8
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In the Philippines, community volunteers have helped to register more than 600 members of the nomadic Sama Bajau people, giving them access to essential health and education services. Thank you 💙 #EndStatelessness
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UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency retweeted
We pay tribute to the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. During these uncertain times, we remain inspired by his call for peace, justice and equal rights for all people. Let's keep his dream alive. #MLKDay
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Aneilla, a Burundian refugee, learnt basic business skills & got seed capital for her soap business. Now, she aims to help her neighbours in Rwanda by providing job opportunities. Inclusion is an investment, not only for refugees but for host communities. bit.ly/3IRhkBV
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Welcome to Twitter, @UNHCRZimbabwe! 👋
UNHCR Zimbabwe🇿🇼 is now on Twitter! Follow us for the latest news and stories about refugees in Zimbabwe and around the world. @refugees @unic_harare @UNZimbabwe @unwomenzw @WFP_Zimbabwe
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Human caused. Human crisis. The climate emergency is all about people. It was created by humans, and it will be real people who bear the cost. Displacement is one of its most devastating human consequences.
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Water is a human right. Everyone needs access to clean water, including refugees. #Water2Me #WithRefugees
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People fleeing war, conflict and persecution need access to life-saving mental health care to rebuild shattered lives.
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Refugee women are forging their own paths AND pulling up fellow women. If we’re going to reach the #GlobalGoals, we should all take a lesson from them.
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Millions of people have no nationality. Let’s #EndStatelessness once and for all. #IBelong
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Against all odds, Javier*, 11, and his family escaped a violent attack in Honduras. Now they are building a new life in Mexico.
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For displaced women and girls, the risk of experiencing gender-based violence is already high. For displaced adolescent girls like 12-year-old Julieta, the risk is even higher. This is not acceptable. #EndViolenceAgainstWomen.
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Safety is not having to hide. Safety is being free to love who you love. Safety is being who you are without fear. Join us in saying to all LGBTI refugees: You Are Safe Here
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10 years of conflict. 2.5 million people displaced. The world must act together to end armed conflict in the Sahel region and bring urgently needed peace. bit.ly/3qsf2C6
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Angola leads the way in making #COVID19 vaccines available for refugees and asylum seekers, helping protect thousands of vulnerable families. bit.ly/3pFkTn5
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