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  • UNHCR notes suicides on the rise among South Sudanese refugees in Uganda
    Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees Country: South Sudan, UgandaThe number of suicides and suicide attempts has more than doubled in 2019 compared to the previous year, highlighting a dire need for mental health-care services for those who have fled ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2020-01-24
  • WFP and UNESCO say 15 million children missing out on school in MENA region
    Source: World Food Programme, UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization Country: Iraq, Syrian Arab Republic, World, YemenProtracted crises in the Middle East and North Africa have put 15 million children out of school, a number that is expected to increase ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2020-01-24
  • IOM responds to humanitarian needs of migrant caravan in Guatemala
    Source: International Organization for Migration Country: Guatemala, HondurasIOM has facilitated the return of more than 140 migrants who voluntarily decided to go back to their countries of origin after arriving in Guatemala from Honduras.Guatemala City – The International Organization for ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2020-01-24
  • Ukraine’s veterans return home to bias and unfair treatment
    Source: International Organization for Migration Country: UkraineAlmost half of the veterans of the six-year conflict in eastern Ukraine suffer bias and mistreatment in their daily lives, with one-third feeling excluded from society, according to IOM study. As Ukraine’s Veterans Return ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2020-01-24
  • UNHCR seeks $658 million to help more than 1.2 million refugees and Ethiopian hosts in 2020
    Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees Country: Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan, SudanAppeal seeks to address huge gaps in health and nutrition, education, and shelter while also investing in sectors including sanitation, energy and livelihoods.This is a summary of what ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2020-01-24
  • ICRC Regional Director for Asia-Pacific Speaks at Raisina Dialogue in New Delhi
    Video | The ICRC's Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific, Christine Cipolla, was in Delhi to attend the Raisina Dialogue and meet a number of diplomats, academicians, humanitarian and development sector professionals. ... Read more
    Source: ICRCPublished on 2020-01-24
  • UN Human Rights Committee decision on climate change a wake-up call: UNHCR
    UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, welcomes this week’s ruling of the UN Human Rights Committee in the case of Teitiota v. New Zealand. While the claim to protection by Mr. Teitiota was denied on grounds that ... Read more
    Source: UNHCRPublished on 2020-01-23
  • UNHCR seeks support for refugees and hosts in Ethiopia
    UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency and partners are appealing for robust international support for refugee operations in Ethiopia with the launch of a funding appeal for US$658 million to assist over 735,000 ... Read more
    Source: UNHCRPublished on 2020-01-23
  • Suicides on the rise among South Sudanese refugees in Uganda
    Mental health initiatives offer space for refugees and people where they live to overcome pain and isolation – and prevent more deaths. ... Read more
    Source: UNHCRPublished on 2020-01-23
  • Raouf Mazou appointed UNHCR’s Assistant High Commissioner for Operations
    UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi today welcomed the appointment of Raouf Mazou as Assistant High Commissioner for Operations, a crucial role for overseeing UNHCR’s responses to refugee ... Read more
    Source: UNHCRPublished on 2020-01-23