United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees


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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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When the first repatriations began in 1993 under the supervision of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, violence broke out and several people were killed.
I am honored to be recognized by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, an organization who has, in its 60 years, positively impacted so many lives," said Kathwari.
He said in a statement to Saudi Press Agency "The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is one of the most important donors to the Office of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in the response program to the humanitarian crisis being suffered by Syrian brothers, noting that this is clear through its generous donations that helped a lot in alleviating the sufferings of Syrian brothers.
BEIRUT: World-famous film star Angelina Jolie will be spending time with Syrian refugee families in the Bek Valley over the next few days, part of a brief, low-key trip to Lebanon in her role as special envoy for United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
QUETTA -- United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) organized a workshop on "Refugee protection and international law" at local hotel here.
Riyadh:In implementation of the directives of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Prince Ahmad bin Abdulaziz, the Minister of Interior and General Supervisor of Saudi National Campaign for Support of Brothers in Syria, has directed to provide urgently 2500 temporary and equipped housing units for Syrian brothers in Jordan at a total cost of SR 28,125,000, in cooperation with United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).
MEDENINE (TAP) - Refugees in Choucha Camp in Ben Guerdane accused on Sunday the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) of slow progress in dealing with their cases.
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Goodwill Ambassador Angelina Jolie greets media members as she leaves from Hatay airport, southern Turkey, June 17, 2011.
Being conducted by the Ministry of States and Frontier Regions and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the survey would entail the refugees' family status, including numbers of special people and school-going children.
NNA - UNHCR United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees announced on Tuesday that the situation at the frontiers between Lydia and Tunis is at stake, after the escape of around 75 thousand person from Libya since February 20.
Yemen and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) discussed here on Saturday Yemen's proposal to hold a regional conference to consider Somali situation, asylum problem and Sea piracy.
An increasing number of women and children are applying for a refugee status in Bulgaria, according to representatives of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Sofia.
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