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Global community must step up on refugees, says UN's Ban

Dealing with the Syrian refugee crisis is the responsibility of the international community and everyone should “step up” to do their fair share, UN chief Ban Ki-moon has said.

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Syrian refugees: Conference seeks to expand resettlement, other solutions

Increasing the number of places that Syrian refugees can call home is among the aims of an international conference in Geneva on Wednesday.

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“Serious” humanitarian situation in Yemen city

The humanitarian situation in the besieged Yemeni city of Taizz has been described as “serious” by the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR).

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Humanitarian situation in Yemen “near to catastrophic”

One year in to the conflict in Yemen, the humanitarian situation is extremely dire and in some areas “near to catastrophic” according to the UN’s humanitarian coordinator in the country.

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“Tragic and shameful” that Syrians can’t go home, says Jolie-Pitt

Syria’s war has reached another “grim milestone,” as the country marks five years of war, according to the UN refugee agency UNHCR.

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UN Gender Focus: gender equal world, refugees and "comfort women"

“Step it up” for a gender-equal world, urges UN Women chief

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Refugees need access to legal systems to move forward

Refugees from Syria and other areas of conflict need better access to legal systems to move forward with their lives, according to an activist from Jordan.

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“Desperate” migrant situation may become humanitarian crisis in Greece

A build-up of migrants and refugees on the border between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia could turn into a humanitarian crisis, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) is warning.

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South Sudan refugee children in Ethiopia get a chance at an education

Hundreds and thousands of school age South Sudanese children living as refugees in Ethiopia are being given a chance to get an education.

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