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United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Also called UNHCR. An organization created by the United Nations in 1950 and charged with providing assistance to and protection of persons displaced by a government as the result of a war, persecution or another reason. It helps them return to their homes or to settle in another country.
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We are here because we want the international community to refocus on a situation that is no longer getting the attention it deserves, and because we believe that to ignore Afghanistan would be a dangerous mistake, regardless of the urgency and scale of other, newer crises, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Antonio Guterres, told members of the UN refugee agency's Executive Committee during a meeting on the Afghan refugee situation.
We are witnessing a paradigm change, an unchecked slide into an era in which the scale of global forced displacement as well as the response required is now clearly dwarfing anything seen before," said UN High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres.
UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Antonio Guterres paid tribute to the efforts of the winner of the global humanitarian award: " People like Aqeela Asifi understand that today's refugee children will determine the future of their countries, and the future of our world.
Goldman Sachs Gives has partnered with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees to offer GBP2m of funds to aid migrant refugees in Europe.
The UAE -- the world's largest donor of development assistance in proportion to its gross national income -- is well-placed to lead the international efforts to return Afghan refugees from Pakistan," UN High Commissioner for Refugees AntEaAnio Guterres, told Gulf News yesterday.
The UN High Commissioner for Refugees said, in a report late last week, that the number of displaced people and refugees in various conflicts' places in the world has reached a high record of 60 millions in the last year in a rate of 42,500 people a day as refugees or displaced persons or asylum-seeker, more than half of them children.
GENEVA, June 4 (KUNA) -- UN High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres expressed on Thursday his gratitude and appreciations to His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah for his humanitarian support and endeavors that serve humanitarian action.
The UN High Commissioner for Refugees said that the Italian coast guard brought 110 survivors to safety on the Italian island of Lampedusa.
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Preparations for the help for voluntary return to Somalia are going on, said UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).
Abdalla Al-Matouq, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Antonio Guterres, and the accompanying delegation and reviewed the situation of refugees of South Sudan and the Central African Republic in Sudan.
The statement also added that Austrlia and Cambodia will work with the UN High Commissioner for refugees (UNHCR) to implement the deal.
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