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The Columbian
Hunger grips thousands of new South Sudan refugees in Ugandalatest wave would see food rations or cash allowances cut in half. The refugee
Hunger grips thousands of new South Sudan refugees in Uganda
The Columbian / Posted 4 hours ago
latest wave would see food rations or cash allowances cut in half. The refugees told U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi they are running “on empty stomachs.” Grandi says the humanitarian emergency could become a disaster if... Read more
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Salon.com
Hunger grips thousands of new South Sudan refugees in Ugandarefugees are running “on empty stomachs,” they said in a memo they presented to
Hunger grips thousands of new South Sudan refugees in Uganda
Salon.com / Posted 5 hours ago
refugees are running “on empty stomachs,” they said in a memo they presented to U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi. The humanitarian emergency could become a disaster if things go out of control, Grandi said. “The resources... Read more
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Daily Herald
Hunger grips thousands of new South Sudan refugees in Ugandarefugees are running "on empty stomachs," they said in a memo they presented to
Hunger grips thousands of new South Sudan refugees in Uganda
Daily Herald / Posted 5 hours ago
refugees are running "on empty stomachs," they said in a memo they presented to U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi. The humanitarian emergency could become a disaster if things go out of control, Grandi said. "The resources... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Hunger grips thousands of new South Sudan refugees in Ugandarefugees are running "on empty stomachs," they said in a memo they presented to
Hunger grips thousands of new South Sudan refugees in Uganda
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 6 hours ago
refugees are running "on empty stomachs," they said in a memo they presented to U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi. The humanitarian emergency could become a disaster if things go out of control, Grandi said. "The resources... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Hunger grips thousands of new South Sudan refugees in Ugandalatest wave would see food rations or cash allowances cut in half. The refugee
Hunger grips thousands of new South Sudan refugees in Uganda
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 6 hours ago
latest wave would see food rations or cash allowances cut in half. The refugees told U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi they are running "on empty stomachs." Grandi says the humanitarian emergency could become a disaster if... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Hunger grips thousands of new South Sudan refugees in Ugandarefugees are running "on empty stomachs," they said in a memo they presented to
Hunger grips thousands of new South Sudan refugees in Uganda
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 6 hours ago
refugees are running "on empty stomachs," they said in a memo they presented to U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi. The humanitarian emergency could become a disaster if things go out of control, Grandi said. "The resources... Read more
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Mashable
Meet the two refugees with disabilities set to compete in the 2016 Paralympicswith disabilities worldwide. "The Independent Paralympic Team is a symbol of t
Meet the two refugees with disabilities set to compete in the 2016 Paralympics
Mashable / Posted yesterday
with disabilities worldwide. "The Independent Paralympic Team is a symbol of the strength and determination of all refugees with disabilities in overcoming significant odds," UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi said in... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
UN chief urges nations to let in more Syrian refugeesrefugees who are crowded into countries in the surrounding region. To date, 17
UN chief urges nations to let in more Syrian refugees
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
refugees who are crowded into countries in the surrounding region. To date, 179,000 places have been pledged, according to Filippo Grandi, the U.N. high commissioner for refugees. Speaking at a one-day conference in Geneva, U.N. chief Ban called... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
‘I lost my five children, oh God’that are trapped inside the country and I hate to think what their fate is if w
‘I lost my five children, oh God’
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 3 days ago
that are trapped inside the country and I hate to think what their fate is if we cannot reach them very quickly,” said Filippo Grandi, the UN High commissioner for refugees. Another video purportedly shows a chaotic scene at the hospital as... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Children among 15 killed in Syria barrel bomb attackthat are trapped inside the country and I hate to think what their fate is if w
Children among 15 killed in Syria barrel bomb attack
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 3 days ago
that are trapped inside the country and I hate to think what their fate is if we cannot reach them very quickly," said Filippo Grandi, the UN High commissioner for refugees. Chemical weapons In addition to barrel bombs, the Syrian regime has... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Children among dead in Syria barrel bomb attackthat are trapped inside the country and I hate to think what their fate is if w
Children among dead in Syria barrel bomb attack
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 3 days ago
that are trapped inside the country and I hate to think what their fate is if we cannot reach them very quickly," said Filippo Grandi, the UN High commissioner for refugees. In addition to barrel bombs, the Syrian regime has been accused of... Read more
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News 8000
Children among dead in Syria barrel bomb attackthat are trapped inside the country and I hate to think what their fate is if w
Children among dead in Syria barrel bomb attack
News 8000 / Posted 3 days ago
that are trapped inside the country and I hate to think what their fate is if we cannot reach them very quickly," said Filippo Grandi, the UN High commissioner for refugees. In addition to barrel bombs, the Syrian regime has been accused of... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Children among 15 killed in Syria barrel bomb attackthat are trapped inside the country and I hate to think what their fate is if w
Children among 15 killed in Syria barrel bomb attack
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 3 days ago
that are trapped inside the country and I hate to think what their fate is if we cannot reach them very quickly," said Filippo Grandi, the UN High commissioner for refugees. Chemical weapons In addition to barrel bombs, the Syrian regime has... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Children among 15 killed in Syria barrel bomb attackpauses first happen and then become permanent, there's millions of people that
Children among 15 killed in Syria barrel bomb attack
Local 10 Miami / Posted 3 days ago
pauses first happen and then become permanent, there's millions of people that are trapped inside the country and I hate to think what their fate is if we cannot reach them very quickly," said Filippo Grandi, the UN High commissioner for re... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Children among 15 killed in Syria barrel bomb attackpauses first happen and then become permanent, there's millions of people that
Children among 15 killed in Syria barrel bomb attack
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 3 days ago
pauses first happen and then become permanent, there's millions of people that are trapped inside the country and I hate to think what their fate is if we cannot reach them very quickly," said Filippo Grandi, the UN High commissioner for re... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Children among 15 killed in Syria barrel bomb attackpauses first happen and then become permanent, there's millions of people that
Children among 15 killed in Syria barrel bomb attack
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 3 days ago
pauses first happen and then become permanent, there's millions of people that are trapped inside the country and I hate to think what their fate is if we cannot reach them very quickly," said Filippo Grandi, the UN High commissioner for re... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Children among 15 killed in Syria barrel bomb attackpauses first happen and then become permanent, there's millions of people that
Children among 15 killed in Syria barrel bomb attack
KECI Missoula / Posted 3 days ago
pauses first happen and then become permanent, there's millions of people that are trapped inside the country and I hate to think what their fate is if we cannot reach them very quickly," said Filippo Grandi, the UN High commissioner for re... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Children among 15 killed in Syria barrel bomb attackpauses first happen and then become permanent, there's millions of people that
Children among 15 killed in Syria barrel bomb attack
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 3 days ago
pauses first happen and then become permanent, there's millions of people that are trapped inside the country and I hate to think what their fate is if we cannot reach them very quickly," said Filippo Grandi, the UN High commissioner for re... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Children among 15 killed in Syria barrel bomb attackpauses first happen and then become permanent, there's millions of people that
Children among 15 killed in Syria barrel bomb attack
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 3 days ago
pauses first happen and then become permanent, there's millions of people that are trapped inside the country and I hate to think what their fate is if we cannot reach them very quickly," said Filippo Grandi, the UN High commissioner for re... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Children among 15 killed in Syria barrel bomb attackpauses first happen and then become permanent, there's millions of people that
Children among 15 killed in Syria barrel bomb attack
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 3 days ago
pauses first happen and then become permanent, there's millions of people that are trapped inside the country and I hate to think what their fate is if we cannot reach them very quickly," said Filippo Grandi, the UN High commissioner for re... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Children among 15 killed in Syria barrel bomb attackpauses first happen and then become permanent, there's millions of people that
Children among 15 killed in Syria barrel bomb attack
KTVZ Bend / Posted 3 days ago
pauses first happen and then become permanent, there's millions of people that are trapped inside the country and I hate to think what their fate is if we cannot reach them very quickly," said Filippo Grandi, the UN High commissioner for re... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Children among 15 killed in Syria barrel bomb attackpauses first happen and then become permanent, there's millions of people that
Children among 15 killed in Syria barrel bomb attack
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 3 days ago
pauses first happen and then become permanent, there's millions of people that are trapped inside the country and I hate to think what their fate is if we cannot reach them very quickly," said Filippo Grandi, the UN High commissioner for re... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Children among 15 killed in Syria barrel bomb attackpauses first happen and then become permanent, there's millions of people that
Children among 15 killed in Syria barrel bomb attack
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 3 days ago
pauses first happen and then become permanent, there's millions of people that are trapped inside the country and I hate to think what their fate is if we cannot reach them very quickly," said Filippo Grandi, the UN High commissioner for re... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Children among 15 killed in Syria barrel bomb attackpauses first happen and then become permanent, there's millions of people that
Children among 15 killed in Syria barrel bomb attack
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 3 days ago
pauses first happen and then become permanent, there's millions of people that are trapped inside the country and I hate to think what their fate is if we cannot reach them very quickly," said Filippo Grandi, the UN High commissioner for re... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Children among 15 killed in Syria barrel bomb attackpauses first happen and then become permanent, there's millions of people that
Children among 15 killed in Syria barrel bomb attack
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 3 days ago
pauses first happen and then become permanent, there's millions of people that are trapped inside the country and I hate to think what their fate is if we cannot reach them very quickly," said Filippo Grandi, the UN High commissioner for re... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
11 Children Killed in Syrian Barrel Bomb Attackpauses first happen and then become permanent, there’s millions of people that
11 Children Killed in Syrian Barrel Bomb Attack
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 3 days ago
pauses first happen and then become permanent, there’s millions of people that are trapped inside the country and I hate to think what their fate is if we cannot reach them very quickly,” said Filippo Grandi, the UN High commissioner for re... Read more
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CNN
Children among 15 killed in Syria barrel bomb attackpauses first happen and then become permanent, there's millions of people that
Children among 15 killed in Syria barrel bomb attack
CNN / Posted 3 days ago
pauses first happen and then become permanent, there's millions of people that are trapped inside the country and I hate to think what their fate is if we cannot reach them very quickly," said Filippo Grandi, the UN High commissioner for re... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
UN seeks improvements in Greek refugee campsto improve shelter quality, sanitation and security in some of its refugee camp
UN seeks improvements in Greek refugee camps
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 4 days ago
to improve shelter quality, sanitation and security in some of its refugee camps. U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi says camp conditions pose severe security risks to their most vulnerable residents, particularly women and... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
UN seeks improvements in Greek refugee campsto improve shelter quality, sanitation and security in some of its refugee camp
UN seeks improvements in Greek refugee camps
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 4 days ago
to improve shelter quality, sanitation and security in some of its refugee camps. U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi says camp conditions pose severe security risks to their most vulnerable residents, particularly women and... Read more
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Boston Herald
UN seeks improvements in Greek refugee campsGreece to improve shelter quality, sanitation and security in its refugee camps
UN seeks improvements in Greek refugee camps
Boston Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Greece to improve shelter quality, sanitation and security in its refugee camps. U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi says camp conditions pose severe security risks to their most vulnerable residents, particularly women and... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
UN seeks improvements in Greek refugee campsGreece to improve shelter quality, sanitation and security in its refugee camps
UN seeks improvements in Greek refugee camps
Hawaii News Now / Posted 4 days ago
Greece to improve shelter quality, sanitation and security in its refugee camps. U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi says camp conditions pose severe security risks to their most vulnerable residents, particularly women and... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
UN seeks improvements in Greek refugee campsGreece to improve shelter quality, sanitation and security in its refugee camps
UN seeks improvements in Greek refugee camps
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 4 days ago
Greece to improve shelter quality, sanitation and security in its refugee camps. U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi says camp conditions pose severe security risks to their most vulnerable residents, particularly women and... Read more
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Reuters
EU migrant relocation scheme must be bigger, quicker: UNHCR chiefUnited Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi (R) meets with Gre
EU migrant relocation scheme must be bigger, quicker: UNHCR chief
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi (R) meets with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras at the Maximos Mansion in Athens, Greece, August 24, 2016, REUTERS/Michalis Karagiannis ATHENS A European Union scheme to relocate... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
Greece searches for 60 people on smuggling boatis staying with her family at a house in Athens speaks with United Nations High
Greece searches for 60 people on smuggling boat
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 5 days ago
is staying with her family at a house in Athens speaks with United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Italian Filippo Grandi, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016. About 58,000 people are stranded in the country most of them live at refugees camps... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Greece searches for 60 people on smuggling boatis staying with her family at a house in Athens speaks with United Nations High
Greece searches for 60 people on smuggling boat
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
is staying with her family at a house in Athens speaks with United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Italian Filippo Grandi, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016. About 58,000 people are stranded in the country most of them live at refugees camps... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
UN warns of migrant crisis challenges, urges Europe to support Greeceliving conditions, security in refugee sites, overcrowding in the islands," sai
UN warns of migrant crisis challenges, urges Europe to support Greece
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
living conditions, security in refugee sites, overcrowding in the islands," said U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi. "Winter is coming, we need to organise," he said after meeting Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. Athens has... Read more
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Swissinfo
U.N. warns of migrant crisis challenges, urges Europe to support Greeceliving conditions, security in refugee sites, overcrowding in the islands," sai
U.N. warns of migrant crisis challenges, urges Europe to support Greece
Swissinfo / Posted 5 days ago
living conditions, security in refugee sites, overcrowding in the islands," said U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi. "Winter is coming, we need to organise," he said after meeting Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. Athens has... Read more
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Aljazeera
Afghans expelled by Pakistan in dire need of aidtrucks and buses. Warning that the roughly 2.5 million Afghan refugees in Paki
Afghans expelled by Pakistan in dire need of aid
Aljazeera / Posted 7 days ago
trucks and buses. Warning that the roughly 2.5 million Afghan refugees in Pakistan risked becoming a "forgotten" crisis, Filippo Grandi, the UN high commissioner for refugees, called on the international community to invest more funds to help... Read more
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KERA North Texas
For Refugee Team, Just Being In Rio Is Like Winning Goldnot just a struggle for sport, it's a struggle for life." I spoke with the Uni
For Refugee Team, Just Being In Rio Is Like Winning Gold
KERA North Texas / Posted 19 days ago
not just a struggle for sport, it's a struggle for life." I spoke with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, who was here in Rio to meet with the refugee team. Here are highlights of our conversation. Interview... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
For Refugee Team, Just Being In Rio Is Like Winning Goldnot just a struggle for sport, it's a struggle for life." I spoke with the Uni
For Refugee Team, Just Being In Rio Is Like Winning Gold
KPBS San Diego / Posted 19 days ago
not just a struggle for sport, it's a struggle for life." I spoke with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, who was here in Rio to meet with the refugee team. Here are highlights of our conversation: Why this team?... Read more
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FOX News
Critics leery as aid groups clamor for federal refugee fundsbid to resettle 480,000 Syrian refugees in Europe and the U.S. amid a civil war
Critics leery as aid groups clamor for federal refugee funds
FOX News / Posted 20 days ago
bid to resettle 480,000 Syrian refugees in Europe and the U.S. amid a civil war that UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi has called "the biggest humanitarian and refugee crisis of our time." Refugees from dozens of other countries... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
First-ever Olympic refugee team to be 'symbol of hope' in Riothese high-level refugee athletes will finally have the chance to pursue their
First-ever Olympic refugee team to be 'symbol of hope' in Rio
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 22 days ago
these high-level refugee athletes will finally have the chance to pursue their dreams," UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi said. "Their participation in the Olympics is a tribute to the courage and perseverance of all refugees in... Read more
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New Kerala
Aid agencies ready to help ease suffering in 'iconic' Aleppo, once truce is secured - UN envoy - newkerala.com #100571World Food Programme (WFP) Executive Director Ertharin Cousin, UN High Commissi
Aid agencies ready to help ease suffering in 'iconic' Aleppo, once truce is secured - UN envoy - newkerala.com #100571
New Kerala / Posted 24 days ago
World Food Programme (WFP) Executive Director Ertharin Cousin, UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Filippo Grandi, UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake, and International Organization for Migration (IOM) Director-General... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Five things to look out for at the Rio Olympics opening ceremonyno team, no flag, no national anthem. We will offer them a home in the Olympic
Five things to look out for at the Rio Olympics opening ceremony
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 24 days ago
no team, no flag, no national anthem. We will offer them a home in the Olympic Village." The head of the UN refugee agency Filippo Grandi hailed the unprecedented team as "a tribute to the courage and perseverance" of all those forced to flee from... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Five things to look out for at the Rio Olympics opening ceremonyno team, no flag, no national anthem. We will offer them a home in the Olympic
Five things to look out for at the Rio Olympics opening ceremony
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 25 days ago
no team, no flag, no national anthem. We will offer them a home in the Olympic Village." The head of the UN refugee agency Filippo Grandi hailed the unprecedented team as "a tribute to the courage and perseverance" of all those forced to flee from... Read more
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Unicef
UN agencies deliver urgent relief to people stranded at Syria-Jordan border2016 – World Food Programme (WFP) Executive Director Ertharin Cousin, United Na
UN agencies deliver urgent relief to people stranded at Syria-Jordan border
Unicef / Posted 25 days ago
2016 – World Food Programme (WFP) Executive Director Ertharin Cousin, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Filippo Grandi, UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake, and International Organization for Migration (IOM) Director-General... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UNHCR Confirms Murder of a Colleague in Mogadishuand his colleagues on a recent visit to Mogadishu, and on behalf of all UNHCR s
UNHCR Confirms Murder of a Colleague in Mogadishu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
and his colleagues on a recent visit to Mogadishu, and on behalf of all UNHCR staff, wish to convey our heartfelt condolences to his family and express our deep solidarity with the Somalia team." said UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Gran... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ready for Olympic Games, UN-Supported Refugee Athletes Set Out for Rioalso be part of a peace promotion around the world," said 21-year-old Yiech Pur
Ready for Olympic Games, UN-Supported Refugee Athletes Set Out for Rio
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
also be part of a peace promotion around the world," said 21-year-old Yiech Pur Biel. UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi has praised the young athletes. "Their participation in the Olympics is a tribute to the courage and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
First Ever Refugees Olympic Team Leaves for Rioof the global refugee crisis and act as a symbol of hope for refugees worldwide
First Ever Refugees Olympic Team Leaves for Rio
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
of the global refugee crisis and act as a symbol of hope for refugees worldwide. UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi while praising the young athletes said: "Their participation in the Olympics is a tribute to the courage and... Read more
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New Kerala
Ready for Olympic Games, UN-supported refugee athletes set out for Rio - newkerala.com #97779and also be part of a peace promotion around the world, said 21-year-old Yiech
Ready for Olympic Games, UN-supported refugee athletes set out for Rio - newkerala.com #97779
New Kerala / Posted 30 days ago
and also be part of a peace promotion around the world, said 21-year-old Yiech Pur Biel. UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi has praised the young athletes. Their participation in the Olympics is a tribute to the courage and... Read more
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