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  1. Complementary admissions for refugees reach record highs: UNHCR report

    - UN News

    A new report jointly issued by the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) reveals a significant increase in the issuance of study, work, family reunification and sponsorship permits to refugees by OECD countries and Brazil.

  2. Americas: Regional cooperation crucial to address migration and forced displacement

    - UN News

    The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) on Thursday reaffirmed its commitment to work with partners to address migration and forced displacement in the Americas.

  3. Unprecedented flooding displaces hundreds of thousands across east Africa

    - UN News

    “Unprecedented and devastating” flooding in east Africa has triggered widespread displacement with hundreds of thousands forced from their homes in Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, Ethiopia and Tanzania, UN humanitarians warned on Wednesday.

  4. Misinformation and politicisation of migration is ‘clouding public discourse’

    - UN News

    Money sent home by migrants abroad has surpassed foreign direct investment in boosting the gross domestic product (GDP) of developing countries, UN migration agency IOM said in the latest edition of its flagship report, released on Tuesday.

  5. East Africa: UN support continues amid heavy rains, severe floods and cyclone threat

    - UN News

    The United Nations and partners continue to support authorities across East Africa as the region braces for more of the heavy rains and severe flooding that have reportedly killed upwards of 350 people since March.

  6. Refugee Olympic Team to send message of hope at Paris Games

    - UN News

    Afghanistan’s first woman breakdancer, a Cameroon-born British boxing champion, and a literal shooting star from Venezuela are among the members of the Refugee Olympic team competing at the Paris Games, which begin in July.

  7. World News in Brief: UN supporting East Africa flood victims, dozens more migrant deaths at sea, disinformation in Myanmar

    - UN News

    The UN and humanitarian partners have provided emergency support for over 124,000 people in Kenya, where heavy rains continue to cause chaos, the UN said on Wednesday, as the UN chief extended his condolences to countries across the region where hundreds of lives have been lost in recent days due to flooding. 

  8. UN migration agency assists survivors of deadly shipwreck off Djibouti

    - UN News

    The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is offering medical care, food, shelter and psychosocial support to 33 migrants who survived a shipwreck off the coast of Djibouti on Monday, as local authorities continue search and rescue operations.

  9. Airlines urged not to facilitate UK-Rwanda asylum transfers

    - UN News

    Independent UN experts have expressed concern over the role airlines and aviation authorities could have in the unlawful removal of asylum seekers from the United Kingdom to Rwanda under an agreement between the two governments and the proposed Safety of Rwanda bill.

  10. ‘Fear and loss’ multiplies in Sudan exodus

    - UN News

    Over 8.5 million Sudanese have been forced to flee their homes in Sudan since the war between rival militaries erupted last April, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Tuesday.

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