Successful startups of refugees and displaced persons were presented at the WRD Charity Festival


KYIV, Ukraine, June 20, 2016 – For the World Refugee Day, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) jointly with voluntary, public and international non-governmental organizations has organized Charity Festival to draw public attention to the success stories of refugees and internally displaced persons in Ukraine.

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With 1 human in every 113 affected, forced displacement hits record high

   

GENEVA, 20 June 2016 (UNHCR) Conflict and persecution caused global forced displacement to escalate sharply in 2015, reaching the highest level ever recorded and representing immense human suffering, according to a report released today by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency.

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After two years of displacement, hosting communities in Ukraine remain supportive towards IDPs - UNHCR study

 

KYIV, Ukraine, 9 June 2016 (UNHCR) – A new study by the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) shows that, after two years of displacement, hosting communities in Ukraine remain supportive towards internally displaced persons (IDPs). According to the research, presented jointly with the Ministry of Temporary Occupied Territories and Internally Displaced Persons in Kyiv, nearly all respondents (83%) maintain positive or neutral towards people displaced by conflict in the east.

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Charity Festival in Mystetskiy Arsenal On The World Refugee Day

 

 

   

On June 20, 2016  Mystetskiy Arsenal will host a  Charity Festival on the occasion of  World Refugee Day. The event is organized by the UN Refugee Agency jointly with the National Culture Art and Museum Complex ”Mystetskit Arsenal” and the volunteer initiatives. The festival aims at drawing attention to the stories of people, which were forced to leave their homes.

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Elderly need special attention of the local community – UNHCR

 

KYIV, Ukraine, 2 June 2016 (UNHCR) - Today, a charity event “The Gift of Experience” in support of elderly and disabled internally displaced people (IDP) took place in the town of Brovary in Kyiv region. The event was organized by the UN Refugee Agency together with its implementing partner NGO “CrimeaSOS” in the framework of Community Based Initiatives Project.

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