Tag: UNHCR

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Refugees in Japan

United Nations - Out of thousands of people who sought asylum in Japan, 28 people were granted refugee status in 2016. A further 97 people, though not recognized as refugees, were approved to stay in Japan on humanita...

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KENYA – REFUGIES URBAINS

United Nations - Quand on pense aux réfugiés, on pense généralement à un camp. Mais en réalité, plus de la moitié des 10 millions de réfugiés sur terre vivent dans des villes. Visite au Kenya. 21eme Siecle: Episode...

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Portugal: Syrian Student Gets A Second Chance

United Nations - Six years after civil war broke out in Syria, young students were forced to complete their university education elsewhere. Students like Alaa reached out to the Global Platform for Syrian students, a ...

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Kenya – Urban Refugees

United Nations - When people think of refugees, they usually think of a refugee camp. But in reality, more than half of the world’s ten million refugees live in cities. We take you to Kenya. 21st Century: Episode #1...

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Syrian Conflict Takes a Toll

United Nations - Thousands of women and children are now at Greece’s northern border with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, some waiting for weeks, hoping to be allowed northwards. Life in the makeshift Idome...

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Millions of Syrian Refugess Displaced in Europe

United Nations - Thousands of displaced Syrians have fled neighbouring countries for Europe as the four year long civil war continues. Overwhelmed by the steady flow of refugees, European nations have secured their b...

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Families flee from Boko Haram

United Nations - Attacks by Boko Haram have forced thousands of families to flee the violence in north-eastern Nigeria, seeking refuge in neighbouring Cameroon and Chad. Most have damaging memories of the carnage and...

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Iraqis seek shelter at border camp

United Nations - A once empty Syrian border transit point has rapidly become home to more than 11,000 Iraqis. Now named the Badjet Kandela camp, UNHCR is reconfiguring the site and offering aid to meet the needs of ...

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Syrian Refugees: A Growing Crisis

United Nations, New York - About five thousand Syrians are fleeing to neighbouring countries each day, according to the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR. But the journey is often dangerous as the Syrian army fire at those tr...

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United Nations TV – Crossing the Sahara

In the windswept dunes of the Sahara, families have been torn apart by Africa's longest-running territorial conflict. Now they have the chance of a lifetime - to see each other once again after decades apart.

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Crossing the divide

United Nations, April 2008 - Africa's Sahara, home to some of the world's most beautiful landscapes, is also home to the continent's oldest running territorial conflict. For over thirty years this dispute has left ten...