Unhcr

Some articles on unhcr:

Refugee - UNHCR
... the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) (established December 14, 1950) protects and supports refugees at the request of a government or the ... All refugees in the world are under the UNHCR mandate except Palestinian Arabs, who fled the future Jewish state between 1947 and 1949 (see below), and their descendants ... (for example, during the 1967 Six Day war) are under the jurisdiction of the UNHCR ...
Syrian Refugees
... In August 2012, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) reported that the number of registered Syrian refugees had reached over 200,000, exceeding the UNHCR estimate of 185,000 for the ... By the early months of 2013 the UNHCR announced that the number of refugees had topped 1 million, and by March 2013 had risen to 1,204,707 people ... A spokeswoman for UNHCR, Sybilla Wilkes, also reported that the rate of flight from Syria was increasing ...
Against All Odds (video Game)
... Against All Odds is an Adobe Flash video game developed by UNHCR designed to teach players about the plight of refugees ... from a grant of NOK 1 million from Statoil to UNHCR's Baltic and Nordic regional office, with the aim of developing a project to reach young people and promote integration in the region ... UNHCR sought advice from Umeå University regarding interactive media for schools, and discussed ideas with the Norwegian Directorate for Education and Training and the Swedish ...
Bhutanese Refugees - Refugees Outside Bhutan
... left settled in refugee camps set up by UNHCR ... The UNHCR began to distribute aid to the refugees and recognized most of those who arrived in Nepal from Bhutan between 1990 and 1993 on a prima facie basis ... Since 2008, the IOM and UNHCR have jointly started refugee resettlement programs to many countries including USA, Australia, Canada and others ...
Buduburam
... Opened by the UNHCR in 1990, the camp is home to more than 12,000 refugees from Liberia who fled their country during the First Liberian Civil War (1989–1996) and the Second Liberian Civil War (1999–2003 ... The UNHCR began pulling out of the camp in April 2007, slowly withdrawing all UNHCR-administered services June 2010 was the official cessation of refugee status for the refugees in the settlement ... the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) provided the settlement’s residents with individual aid and relief ...