UNHCR UK

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  • Displaced families flee West Mosul

    Desperate to flee fighting, thousands of displaced Iraqis from west Mosul are arriving in Hammam al-Alil camp, a few kilometres south of the city. Many spend their first night in a reception centre awaiting their tents. Others are transferred to nearby camps to reunite with other family members. Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require ...

UNHCR UK

Category: Content
Type: Youtube Video

Generated 1 week ago

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  • Uganda: South Sudanese seeking refuge “everywhere they can”

    At Imvempi reception center in Northern Uganda, UNHCR and its partners are rushing to provide assistance to the thousands of South Sudanese Refugees arriving daily. Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require B-Roll, transcripts, stills or much more information, please contact us at drozditb@unhcr.org or tibaw@unhcr.org. --- Keep up to d...

UNHCR UK

Category: Content
Type: Youtube Video

Generated 1 week ago

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  • Iraq: Seeking a safe space after fleeing Mosul fighting

    Thousands of displaced Iraqis continue to flee fighting in western Mosul. To respond to the outflow, UNHCR opened a new camp on 6 March, which has already received more than 12,000 people, just a week after its opening. The agency is opening new camps to cope with the ongoing exodus. http://www.unhcr.org/news/latest/2017/3/58cab1634/street-fighting-rages-mosul-residents-run-safety.html Informa...

UNHCR UK

Category: Content
Type: Youtube Video

Generated 1 week ago

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  • Kurdistan Region of Iraq: Syrian refugee family moves back to camp

    Six years since the start of the Syrian conflict, life is getting increasingly tough for Syrian refugees in Iraq. More than 4,300 families in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq are hoping to move from substandard low-rent homes in villages and towns, to a UNHCR-supported refugee camp where shelter, education and other services are provided. But most of the camps are full and only limited numbers of the ...

UNHCR UK

Category: Content
Type: Youtube Video

Generated 1 week ago

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  • Helping refugees survive winter in Lebanon

    This winter, as freezing cold gripped Lebanon and other countries sheltering Syrian refugees, you helped UNHCR provide life-saving support to families in desperate need. You have helped keep refugees in Lebanon warm with thermal blankets, tarpaulins, shelter insulation, heaters, stoves, and cash assistance to buy fuel for heating and other winter essentials. Thank you for your support. Informati...

UNHCR UK

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Type: Youtube Video

Generated 1 week ago

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  • Niger: Gas Project Uplifts Refugees Lives

    UNHCR is working with a local company in Niger to provide refugees with cooking gas. The project is empowering refugees and host communities who struggled to find the increasingly scarce resource of firewood. Africa Shares is a forum that highlights refugees as assets to the communities that host them. From the 14 to 16 March, UNHCR will host the event in Geneva, where refugees' skills in artistr...

UNHCR UK

Category: Content
Type: Youtube Video

Generated 1 week ago

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  • Syrie: Déclaration du chef du HCR Filippo Grandi

    Six ans après le début du conflit en Syrie, le chef du HCR demande de ne pas oublier les personnes les plus impactées par cette calamité – les 4,9 millions de réfugiés, les 6,3 millions de déplacés internes ainsi que des millions d’autre en Syrie qui vivent quotidiennement dans la terreur de la guerre et l'inhumanité qu'elle laisse dans son sillage. Information for media: If you would like to us...

UNHCR UK

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Type: Youtube Video

Generated 1 week ago

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  • Africa Shares: Innovation Transforming Refugee Lives

    From high-tech to home-grown solutions, innovation is empowering African refugees and their hosts, transforming their lives Africa Shares is a forum that highlights refugees as assets to the communities that host them. From the 14 to 16 March, UNHCR will host the event in Geneva, where refugees' skills in artistry, innovation and entrepreneurship will be on display. Eight projects from seven coun...

UNHCR UK

Category: Content
Type: Youtube Video

Generated 1 week ago

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  • "We don’t want to speak of nationalities, we are all equal in humanity."

    "I call on people to believe in humanitarian work and do what they can to help." Mohamad and his mother in Lebanon are using their own money to buy medical equipment for Syrian refugees who can’t afford treatment. Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require B-Roll, transcripts, stills or much more information, please contact us at drozdit...

UNHCR UK

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Type: Youtube Video

Generated 1 week ago

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  • Zimbabwe: Farming Project Gives Refugees a Fresh Start

    Refugees in Zimbabwe have formed a farming co-operative where they work together and share profits. The business has done so well, the group has opened a grocery store which sells products to other refugees and the host community. Africa Shares is a forum that highlights refugees as assets to the communities that host them. From the 14 to 16 March, UNHCR will host the event in Geneva, where refu...

UNHCR UK

Category: Content
Type: Youtube Video

Generated 1 week ago

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  • Burkina Faso: Turning Refugee Crafts into Business

    Malian refugee artisans living in Burkina Faso are learning how to make products to sell to an international market. Refugees take business classes, helping them become entrepreneurs. Africa Shares is a forum that highlights refugees as assets to the communities that host them. From the 14 to 16 March, UNHCR will host the event in Geneva, where refugees' skills in artistry, innovation and entrepr...

UNHCR UK

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Type: Youtube Video

Generated 1 week ago

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  • Rwanda: Clean Cook-stoves Improve Refugee Lives

    Refugees are switching to eco-friendly stoves made by Inyenyeri, a Rwandese company. Using small wood pellets, these stoves burns longer than firewood and are smoke free, saving the environment and lives. Africa Shares is a forum that highlights refugees as assets to the communities that host them. From the 14 to 16 March, UNHCR will host the event in Geneva, where refugees' skills in artistry, i...

UNHCR UK

Category: Content
Type: Youtube Video

Generated 1 week ago

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  • Kenya: Technology Transforms Refugee Education

    Instant Network Schools are changing refugee learning in Africa. The innovative project has wired 31 refugee schools with high-speed internet, helping teachers and students connect with each other and the world. Africa Shares is a forum that highlights refugees as assets to the communities that host them. From the 14 to 16 March, UNHCR will host the event in Geneva, where refugees' skills in art...

UNHCR UK

Category: Content
Type: Youtube Video

Generated 1 week ago

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  • Syria: Statement by UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi

    Six years after the conflict began in Syria, the UN refugee chief calls for remembrance of  those who are suffering most from this calamity – the 4.9 million refugees, the 6.3 million people displaced internally, and the millions more inside Syria living in daily fear of the war and the inhumanity it has created.  Learn more: http://www.unhcr.org/news/press/2017/3/58c6bc6e4/remembering-victims-sy...

UNHCR UK

Category: Content
Type: Youtube Video

Generated 1 week ago

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  • "I am still the same nice girl" - Syrian Wafaa is scarred but not broken

    When a shell struck her family’s home in Aleppo, Syria, eight-year old Wafaa was standing next to the gas cylinder. As a result she was severely burned and scarred over most of her body. She remembers the incident clearly, and hopes that one days she can have surgery to improve her appearance. The family now live in a temporary shelter for displaced Syrians on the outskirts of Aleppo. Learn more...

UNHCR UK

Category: Content
Type: Youtube Video

Generated 2 weeks ago

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  • SYRIE: UNE JEUNE FILLE MEURTRIE PAR LA GUERRE

    Quand un obus a frappé la maison de sa famille à Alep, Wafaa, huit ans, se tenait à côté de la bonbonne de gaz. En conséquence, elle a été gravement brûlée et elle porte des cicatrices sur la plus grande majeure du corps. Elle se souvient clairement de l'incident et elle espère qu'un jour, elle peut bénéficier d’une chirurgie pour améliorer son apparence. La famille vit désormais dans un abri temp...

  • Syria: A young girl scarred by war

    When a shell struck her family’s home in Aleppo, eight-year old Wafaa was standing next to the gas cylinder. As a result she was severely burned and scarred over most of her body. She remembers the incident clearly, and hopes that one days she can have surgery to improve her appearance. The family now live in a temporary shelter for displaced Syrians on the outskirts of Aleppo.I nformation for m...

  • UNHCR Supports Women’s Right to Decent Work (TRAILER)

    For #WomensDay, we asked women around the world why work is important. Here’s what they said. Full video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xepn2Ekia3c Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require B-Roll, transcripts, stills or much more information, please contact us at drozditb@unhcr.org or tibaw@unhcr.org. --- Keep up to date with our...

  • UNHCR Supports Women’s Right to Decent Work

    For #WomensDay, we asked women around the world why work is important. Here’s what they said. Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require B-Roll, transcripts, stills or much more information, please contact us at drozditb@unhcr.org or tibaw@unhcr.org. --- Keep up to date with our latest videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/unhcr?sub_con...

  • Journée internationale de la femme 2017 – HCR

    Des réfugié(e)s et des employé(e)s expliquent pourquoi ils soutiennent le droit des femmes au travail. Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require B-Roll, transcripts, stills or much more information, please contact us at drozditb@unhcr.org or tibaw@unhcr.org. --- Keep up to date with our latest videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/unhcr...

  • Urgence Syrie - 6 ans de conflit

    6 ans après le début de la guerre, ce sont près de 5 millions de réfugiés qui ont besoin de notre aide - https://donate.unhcr.org/fr-fr/syrie Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require B-Roll, transcripts, stills or much more information, please contact us at drozditb@unhcr.org or tibaw@unhcr.org. --- Keep up to date with our latest v...

  • Breakdance and volunteers, a community centre in Lebanon

    Syrian refugees and the host community in Lebanon come together in community centres around the country to participate in activities and access services. Mona and Ahmad are outreach volunteers with UNHCR, and support their Syrian refugee community by organizing activities in the Mazbout community centre in Mount Lebanon. Ahmad, Qusai and Mohammed come together in the same centre and are learning t...

  • Lebanon: increasing access to water in the Bekaa and North Lebanon

    With Lebanon hosting more than 1 million Syrian refugees, local resources and public infrastructure are overstretched. Less than 30 per cent of refugees have access to safe drinking water. With the support of the European Union, UNHCR is upgrading the water supply infrastructure in nine communities in North Lebanon and the Bekaa, which are hosting large numbers of refugees. Information for media:...

UNHCR UK

Category: Content
Type: Youtube Video

Generated 3 weeks ago

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  • Les pays les moins avancés accueillent la majorité des personnes déracinées

    Les conflits, la persécution et la violence ont récemment déraciné au moins 3,2 millions de personnes au cours du premier semestre 2016, et les pays à revenu faible ou intermédiaire ont tenu le plus grand rôle dans l’accueil des personnes déracinées à travers le monde, selon le tout dernier rapport statistique du HCR. Au cours du premier semestre 2016, 1,7 million de personnes ont été nouvelleme...

  • TIGER GIRLS : transformer la vie des jeunes en Jordanie

    Avez-vous déjà eu un professeur ou un mentor que vous admiriez ? Pour ce groupe de filles du camp de réfugiés de Zaatari, cette personne c’est leur entraineur, Nawar, réfugiée syrienne elle-aussi. Ces filles font partie de TIGER Girls, un projet financé par le HCR qui permet aux jeunes réfugiées de devenir plus autonomes grâce au soutien scolaire, et à des activités parascolaires, y compris le spo...

  • Tissu communautaire

    Les cinq membres de la famille Al Zhouri ont été réinstallés dans la ville d’Antigonish, sur les côtes orientales du Canada, en janvier 2016. L’aide du pays était plus qu’attendue ; face au conflit syrien, les Al Zhouri ont abandonné leur maison d’Al-Qusayr pour rejoindre le Liban et pendant cinq ans, ils n’ont pu ni travailler, ni aller à l’école. Pour Antigonish et pour la province de Nouvelle...

  • Dangereuses traversées

    Le clip vidéo du HCR intitulé «Dangereuses traversées» a été produit dans le cadre d'une importante campagne de sensibilisation aux dangers de la traversée vers le Yémen en guerre via le golfe d'Aden et la mer Rouge depuis l'Afrique, soulignant les conditions déplorables et les risques croissants au Yémen. La musique a été écrite par le célèbre producteur de Hollywood George Acogny et la vidéo e...

  • Ton histoire est une épopée : des racines communes

    D'un océan à l'autre, les Canadiens continuent de manifester leur soutien aux réfugiés syriens. En les abritant et en les intégrant dans leurs communautés, ils créent des liens d'amitié puissants et qui auraient pu sembler improbables. « Ton histoire est une épopée » dresse les portraits de diverses communautés se proposant d’accueillir ces familles, déroutées par la situation géographique ou la l...

  • Which countries host the most refugees?

    Which countries host the most refugees? According to a new UNHCR study, 3.2 million were driven from their homes in the first half of 2016, as low- and middle-income countries continue to shelter most of the world’s displaced. Learn more: http://www.unhcr.org/news/latest/2017/2/58b001ab4/poorer-countries-host-forcibly-displaced-report.html Information for media: If you would like to use this v...

  • Fleeing Boko Haram: 'Every day we pray for protection and peace'

    More than two million people in the Lake Chad region have been displaced by the Boko Haram crisis in Nigeria. Refugees and people displaced within Nigeria are in desperate need of help, with tens of thousands of children at risk of malnutrition. Women and men are in need of shelter, protection and psychological support after enduring horrific violence and abuse. A major international conference Os...

  • Jordan: Syrian family prepares for a new life in Texas

    A father of three from the war-ravaged city of Homs says resettlement from Jordan to the United States will provide a brighter future for his children, despite pain of leaving loved ones behind. “I’m leaving because of my kids, for their future. I hope they can get a good education and have a better life than the one that I have lived,” Firas said. “The hardest part is that I am leaving my family...

UNHCR UK

Category: Content
Type: Youtube Video

Generated 1 month ago

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  • UNHCR - Malian refugees fight the cold

    In December 2016, Malian refugees living in the remote south East Mauritania received a donation of clothes to help them cope with the cold season. Mbera refugee camp (Mauritania) is a temporary home to more than 45,000 refugees from northern Mali. While the situation in northern Mali remains unstable refugees live in a condition of prolonged exile and face harsh climate conditions. The clothes...

  • Refugiados colombianos encuentran soluciones en Ecuador

    Mientras que el Gobierno de Colombia está llegando a históricos acuerdos de paz con los dos principales grupos rebeldes del país, más de 500 colombianos todavía huyen cruzando la frontera con Ecuador cada mes. El ACNUR, la Agencia de las Naciones Unidas para los Refugiados, y su personal en Lago Agrio están trabajando con refugiados colombianos para ayudarles a integrarse y comenzar su nueva vida....

  • UNHCR's Representative in Yemen highlights impact of funding shortfall

    UNHCR’s Representative in Yemen, Ayman Gharaibeh, speaks about the deteriorating conditions in a country devastated by war, with signs of famine and a looming humanitarian catastrophe in the making. Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require B-Roll, transcripts, stills or much more information, please contact us at drozditb@unhcr.org or t...

  • Lebanon: Syrian family prepares for a new life in the United States

    Abdel Moein and his family were among the hundreds of other Syrian refugees whose lives were on hold after an executive order effectively suspended their entry to the United States. Having waited for years to have a chance to start over, the news was devastating. Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require B-Roll, transcripts, stills or m...

UNHCR UK

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Type: Youtube Video

Generated 1 month ago

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  • Colombian refugees find solutions in Ecuador

    While the Colombian government is nearing historic peace agreements with the nation’s two main rebel groups, more than 500 Colombians still flee over the border to Ecuador every month. UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and its team in Lago Agrio are working with Colombian refugees to help them integrate and begin their new lives. Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communi...

  • Italy: Alidad's journey

    Alidad fled Afghanistan at the age of 10 after his family was killed. He set off on an epic journey to find safety, travelling over 6000 km on his own. At the age of 14 he finally arrived to Italy after a harrowing journey hidden under a truck. In the small northern town of Bolzano, Alidad has found far more than protection and today he is studying hard at university and planning for the future. ...

  • South Sudanese refugees hit 1.5 million mark

    More than 1.5 million refugees have fled South Sudan’s ongoing conflict. Majority are being hosted in neighbouring countries. Aid agencies and governments are doing what they can to help but resources are stretched as numbers continue to rise. South Sudan is now the third largest refugee crisis in the world after Syria and Afghanistan. Information for media: If you would like to use this video ...

  • Yemen: A city on the front lines devastated by conflict

    Yemen has been gripped by war for almost two years. The violence has forced millions to flee their homes in search of safety. UNHCR visited the northern city of Sa’ada to assess the damage. Read the latest: http://www.unhcr.org/uk/news/briefing/2017/2/589d82c44/unhcr-conditions-deteriorating-yemen-humanitarian-catastrophe-looms.html Information for media: If you would like to use this video to...

UNHCR UK

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Type: Youtube Video

Generated 1 month ago

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  • Inside Syria: Broken school but not broken dreams

    Hamza, 11, survived war in Aleppo but his school was ruined. With his dad's business also destroyed, Hamza must now work instead of studying. He is determined to return to the classroom and become a doctor. Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require B-Roll, transcripts, stills or much more information, please contact us at drozditb@unhc...

  • BBC World News with William Spindler - Emergency Yemen Appeal

    Interview material courtesy of BBC World News Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require B-Roll, transcripts, stills or much more information, please contact us at drozditb@unhcr.org or tibaw@unhcr.org. --- Keep up to date with our latest videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/unhcr?sub_confirmation=1 -- UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, w...

  • Yemen: A city on the front lines devastated by conflict

    Yemen has been gripped by war for almost two years. The violence has forced millions to flee their homes in search of safety. UNHCR visited the northern city of Sa’ada to assess the damage. Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require B-Roll, transcripts, stills or much more information, please contact us at drozditb@unhcr.org or tibaw@unhc...

  • Austria: Former refugees welcome visitors at unique hotel

    The Magdas offers "globetrotters, revellers, explorers and discoverers" a modern, multicultural experience in the Austrian capital. The hotel, within sight of Vienna’s landmark giant Ferris wheel, was a care home before it was converted, and now employs 10 hotel professionals and 20 former refugees from 16 countries. Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refu...

  • Yemen: Dangerous Crossings

    A photo film illustrating the “Dangerous Crossings” refugees and migrants take to get to Yemen. Part of a major campaign to spread awareness about the dangers of crossing to war-stricken Yemen crossing the Gulf of Aden and Red Sea from Africa and highlighting the horrendous conditions and rising risks in Yemen. The music is arranged by acclaimed Hollywood producer George Acogny and the video is ...

  • Dangerous Crossings (TRAILER)

    “Dangerous Crossings” is part of a major campaign to spread awareness about the dangers of crossing to war-stricken Yemen through the Gulf of Aden and Red Sea from Africa, highlighting the horrendous conditions and rising risks in Yemen. The music is arranged by acclaimed Hollywood producer George Acogny and the video is directed by Egyptian film director Amr Salama. Aaarmaanta’s song “Tahriib” s...

  • Dangerous Crossings (Behind The Scenes)

    UNHCR launched a major campaign to spread awareness about the dangers of traveling to war-stricken Yemen crossing the Gulf of Aden and Red Sea from Africa. With the help of prominent musicians from Ethiopia, Somalia and Egypt, UNHCR created a song to make people think very carefully before deciding to cross to Yemen which has been torn by war since March 2015 and where an estimated 7,100 people ...

  • Dangerous Crossings

    “Dangerous Crossings” is part of a major campaign to spread awareness about the dangers of crossing to war-stricken Yemen through the Gulf of Aden and Red Sea from Africa, highlighting the horrendous conditions and rising risks in Yemen. The music is arranged by acclaimed Hollywood producer George Acogny and the video is directed by Egyptian film director Amr Salama. Aaarmaanta’s song “Tahriib” s...

  • L’acteur britannique Theo James rencontre des réfugiés syriens en Grèce

    « Nous devons intensifier les efforts, nous devons nous ouvrir à ces personnes déracinées et les accueillir dans nos communautés. » Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require B-Roll, transcripts, stills or much more information, please contact us at drozditb@unhcr.org or tibaw@unhcr.org. --- Keep up to date with our latest videos: https...

  • Displaced families battle against harsh winter weather

    Some 160,000 people have been displaced from Mosul and surrounding areas, and some 83 percent of these people have found safety in camps and emergency sites. While UNHCR works to provide warmth and shelter from the elements, many families in Al Alam camp battle against the elements as they wait for peace to come so they can return home. Information for media: If you would like to use this video ...

UNHCR UK

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Type: Youtube Video

Generated 1 month ago

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  • Actor Theo James meets Syrian refugees in Greece

    Actor Theo James's Grandfather fled from Greece to Syria during World War 2. Theo travelled back to his homeland in Greece to meet Syrian refugees. For more on his journey and how you can stand #withrefugees please visit www.unhcr.org/theo-james Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require B-Roll, transcripts, stills or much more informatio...

  • Syria: High Commissioner visits Aleppo

    UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi was in Aleppo on the third day of an official visit to Syria. He witnessed at first-hand the devastation from years of fighting. He stressed the importance of reaching a peace deal that will allow the rebuilding to begin. Learn more: http://www.unhcr.org/news/latest/2017/2/58920c484/un-refugee-chief-calls-accelerated-assistance-aleppo.html Informa...

  • Syria: High Commissioner’s Aleppo visit ( TRAILER)

    UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi was in Aleppo on the third day of an official visit to Syria. He witnessed at first-hand the devastation from years of fighting. He stressed the importance of reaching a peace deal that will allow the rebuilding to begin. Full news story: https://youtu.be/YaOSsbePlqQ Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refug...

  • Syria: UN High Commissioner for Refugees visits destroyed Homs (TRAILER)

    UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi has witnessed at first-hand the scale of urgent humanitarian needs in Homs, Syria. Fighting in Homs, until it ended in April 2014 took a heavy toll on the Old City, leaving it in ruins. Residents are slowly returning to try to rebuild their lives. Full news story: https://youtu.be/jYLNBo8IdPQ Information for media: If you would like to use this ...

UNHCR UK

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Type: Youtube Video

Generated 1 month ago

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  • Actor Theo James meets Syrian refugees in Greece

    Actor Theo James's Grandfather fled from Greece to Syria during World War 2. Theo travelled back to his homeland in Greece to meet Syrian refugees. For more on his journey and how you can support refugees please visit www.unhcr.org/theo-james Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require B-Roll, transcripts, stills or much more information, ...

  • Syria: UN High Commissioner for Refugees visits destroyed Homs

    UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi has witnessed at first-hand the scale of urgent humanitarian needs in Homs, Syria. Fighting in Homs, until it ended in April 2014 took a heavy toll on the Old City, leaving it in ruins. Residents are slowly returning to try to rebuild their lives. Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or requir...

UNHCR UK

Category: Content
Type: Youtube Video

Generated 1 month ago

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  • Kristin Davis ‘help us find the next hero’

    Blurb for YouTube: UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Kristin supports the call for nominations for the 2017 Nansen Refugee Award. Who will you nominate? www.unhcr.org/nominate Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require B-Roll, transcripts, stills or much more information, please contact us at drozditb@unhcr.org or tibaw@unhcr.org. --- Keep up ...

UNHCR UK

Category: Content
Type: Youtube Video

Generated 1 month ago

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  • Theatre therapy in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

    A local theatre group in the Democratic Republic of Congo is helping refugees find healing and hope. The troupe is made up of actors drawn from both locals and refugees. Based on real life experiences, the shows are both entertaining and educative. DRC hosts over 450,000 refugees who have fled conflict in neighbouring countries. Information for media: If you would like to use this video to co...

UNHCR UK

Category: Content
Type: Youtube Video

Generated 2 months ago

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  • UNHCR Supporter Ben Stiller visits Syrian refugees in Jordan

    Ben Stiller travelled to Jordan with UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, to learn first-hand about the Syrian refugee crisis. While there, he visited with refugee families, those living in both camps and urban settings, and learned about their dangerous journeys, their daily life in Jordan and the ongoing challenges they are facing. Find out more at unhcr.org/ben-stiller Information for media: If yo...

  • TIGER girls: Transforming young lives in Jordan

    Have you ever had a teacher or mentor you always looked up to? For a group of girls in Jordan’s Zaatari refugee camp, that person is their coach Nawar, a Syrian refugee just like them. The girls are part of TIGER girls, a UNHCR-funded project that empowers refugee girls through academic support and extracurricular activities, including sports. TIGER stands for ‘These Inspired Girls Enjoy Reading. ...

UNHCR UK

Category: Content
Type: Youtube Video

Generated 2 months ago

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  • Greece: Refugees pleased to leave tough warehouse home

    A UNHCR-supported operation to transfer refugees and asylum seekers from warehouse sites to hotels and apartments in northern Greece started this week. After six months of difficult conditions, some 100 people were moved from this warehouse at Vasilika to a nearby hotel. The goal is to move everyone out over the next few weeks.​ Information for media: If you would like to use this video to commu...

  • Syria: Displaced Syrians return to Aleppo’s old city

    Displaced Syrians are returning to the old city of Aleppo to inspect their homes and businesses. Fighting has left many houses and buildings ruined, and caused vast destruction to the ancient city, which is listed as World Heritage site. Wafa, a father of six, has recently returned to find his home in ruins. But with his daughters, he is finding signs of optimism for the future. Information for m...

  • Syria: Displaced Syrian traders return to Aleppo's old market

    Displaced Syrians are returning to the old city of Aleppo to inspect their homes and businesses. Fighting has left many houses and buildings ruined, and caused vast destruction to the ancient city, which is listed as World Heritage site. Hrad and Mohamad used to own shops in the old market. After years of fighting, they have recently returned to find their shops in ruins. But they hope to rebuild...

UNHCR UK

Category: Content
Type: Youtube Video

Generated 2 months ago

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  • Thank You! - H&M Foundation Holiday Campaign in support of UNHCR

    In November 2016, H&M Foundation launched a campaign to help refugee children get the supplies they need for school. For every H&M gift card bought over the holiday, a donation was made to UNHCR. UNHCR would like to thank H&M Foundation and everyone who supported the campaign. Together we are helping refugee children build better futures. Information for media: If you would like to use this vi...

UNHCR UK

Category: Content
Type: Youtube Video

Generated 2 months ago

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  • Life in the time of refuge | A virtual reality documentary

    Omar is a nine-year-old Syrian refugee boy who suffers a debilitating hormone deficiency. Untreated for the three years that he lived as a refugee in Lebanon, Omar was resettled last year to Finland. Join his friend Warda Al-Jawahiry, herself a former refugee, on a journey to Finland to see how he is faring in his new home. This #VirtualReality film was made in cooperation with Nokia and The Huma...

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