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  • Yemen: Red Cross/Crescent family opens COVID-19 care centre ahead of possible second wave
    News release | The 60-bed treatment centre in the southern city of Aden includes an X-ray room, a high dependency unit, care wards, a triage area, and a laboratory. ... Read more
    Source: ICRCPublished on 2020-09-21
  • Afghanistan: New research shows devastating economic impact of Covid-19 on displaced
    Countries: Afghanistan, Burkina Faso, Colombia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Libya, Mali, Somalia, Uganda, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of), Yemen Source: Norwegian Refugee Council More than three quarters of displaced and conflict-affected people surveyed by the ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2020-09-21
  • Afghan sports coach helps young refugees find a path to school in Iran
    Football coach and youth counsellor Rozma Ghafouri is the regional winner for Asia for UNHCR's annual Nansen Refugee Award for her work empowering Afghan refugee girls. ... Read more
    Source: UNHCRPublished on 2020-09-20
  • Activist turns adversity into a fresh start for refugee women
    Congolese rights activist Sabuni Francoise Chikunda is the regional winner for Africa for the UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award for her work with fellow refugees in Uganda. ... Read more
    Source: UNHCRPublished on 2020-09-20
  • Activist champions rights of people with disabilities in Ukraine
    Tetiana Barantsova named regional winner for Europe for the UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award. ... Read more
    Source: UNHCRPublished on 2020-09-20
  • Jordanian scientist finds winning formula to get kids reading
    Rana Dajani is regional winner for MENA of the UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award for her programme to get children reading for pleasure, that has since gone global. ... Read more
    Source: UNHCRPublished on 2020-09-20
  • Help needed to meet ‘urgent humanitarian needs’ in Syria, Grandi says
    After meeting families in Eastern Ghouta struggling to meet their basic needs and now threatened by COVID-19, UN Refugee Chief appeals for more help ease their plight. ... Read more
    Source: UNHCRPublished on 2020-09-19
  • Reducing Nepal’s landslide risks
    By implementing landslide risk management measures, the loss of life and property in Nepal can be significantly reduced, and communities can be made disaster resilient. ... Read more
    Source: Prevention WebPublished on 2020-09-19
  • Greece: Efforts continuing to shelter asylum-seekers made homeless by Moria fires
    Countries: Greece, World Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees Almost 5,000 people are being housed in the emergency facility in Kara Tepe with capacity for 8,000 people, while works are ongoing. The site was set up by Greek authorities with ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2020-09-18
  • World: Critical underfunding exacerbated by COVID-19 pushing displaced people to the edge
    Countries: Afghanistan, Argentina, Burundi, Ecuador, Uganda, World Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees UNHCR has received just 49% of the $9.1 billion required for its global operations this year. The consequences are devastating in low- and middle-income countries, which host ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2020-09-18