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Tripoli [Libya], November 20 (ANI/Xinhua): A total of 302 illegal migrants have been rescued at sea and returned to Libya, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said on Friday.
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New York [US], November 13 (ANI): Amid growing concerns about the plight of migrants, refugees and asylum seekers at the Poland-Belarus border, the UN rights office and UN refugee agency on Friday urged all parties to respect human rights and refrain from using them for political ends.
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New York [US], November 12 (ANI): As more people flee violence, insecurity and the effects of climate change, the number forcibly displaced now exceeds 84 million globally, according to new data released on Thursday by the UN refugee agency, UNHCR.
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Kinshasa [DR Congo], November 10 (ANI): Fighting in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has forced at least 11,000 people to flee to neighbouring Uganda since Sunday night, representing the largest refugee influx in a single day for more than a year, the UN refugee agency,
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Geneva [Swizerland], November 7 (ANI): Underlining the clear link between climate-related emergencies and forced displacement, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, on Sunday implored leaders to change words to action and step up support to mitigate loss and damage due to climate change in the most
Geneva [Switzerland], November 7 (ANI): UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, on Sunday deplored violence that broke out during a demonstration outside its main office in Tripoli, Libya, in which at least three persons were attacked, with one person taken to hospital.
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Tripoli [Libya], November 4 (ANI/Xinhua): The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said on Wednesday that 357 illegal immigrants were rescued and returned to Libya.
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Geneva [Switzerland], October 16 (ANI): Amid the worsening humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, on Friday, urged countries to step up reunification for Afghans whose families remain in the country or who are displaced across the region.
Washington [US], October 15 (ANI): The international community cannot look away from the multiple crises unfolding in Afghanistan, said a UN official, adding that Hunger the plight of women and girls, the looming economic crisis and COVID-19 remain alarming and require urgent action.
Geneva [Switzerland], October 13 (ANI): The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Tuesday that the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan is worsening, and funding for emergency aid is urgently needed to help 20 million people there.
Islamabad [Pakistan], October 12 (ANI): UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has provided 500 emergency tents and thousands of core relief sets to Balochistan's provincial government for families affected by the earthquake that struck the region on October 7.
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Geneva [Switzerland], September 23 (ANI): The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) High Commissioner Filippo Grandi was shocked by images of the deplorable conditions of Haitian immigrants beneath the concrete highway overpass in Del Rio, Texas.