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Dance  and music performances outside of the Kenyatta International […]

From Nairobi to Osh, Bishkek to Mexico City, refugees celebrate World Refugee Day 2009.

Added: 25 Jun 2009

June 20, 2009. Refugees, aid workers and other well -wishers turned out all around the world to recognize the 42 million people displaced by conflict and persecution on World Refugee Day. From a traditional bamboo dance in India to a football match between Somalis and Iraqis in Syria, the celebrations […]
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Jesús Vázquez helps unload bags of food at a warehouse in Hagadera […]
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Jesús Vázquez

Added: 19 Jun 2009

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UN High Commissioner for Refugees, António Guterres, speaking […]

World Refugee Day 2009 event with UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Angelina Jolie

Added: 19 Jun 2009

To mark the launch of activities in the United States for World Refugee Day, UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Angelina Jolie appeared alongside UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres at an event at the National Geographic Society headquarters in Washington, D.C. on 18 June 2009. The event, which […]
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After seeing her neighbours killed in a mortar attack on Mingora, […]

Pakistan: Finding Refuge

Added: 02 Jun 2009

Pakistani civilians continue to stream out of the region around the Swat Valley to find shelter in Mardana More than 2 million people, according to local authorities, have been forced from their homes following Pakistani efforts to drive militants out of the region around north-west Pakistan's […]
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Displaced children living in a school near the town of Mardan. […]

Pakistan: Fleeing to Safety

Added: 20 May 2009

More than 1.5 million people flee their homes in North-West Pakistan. Fighting between the army and Taliban militants in and around the Swat Valley in Pakistan's North-West Frontier Province has displaced more than 1.5 million people since the beginning of May. Some of the displaced are being […]
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