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Mama Hawa calls for nominations! Nominate an extraordinary individual now for the 2013
UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award
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Mama Hawa calls for nominations! Nominate an extraordinary individual now for the 2013
UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award

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Exciting! Our Dilemmas campaign posters in over 90 metro stations in #Paris! Heres Abbesses station. C any others?

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#dayofthegirl After fleeing violence in #Syria 8yr old Fatima & her family now live in this small room in #Lebanon

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#Photo UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie at Jordanian border last eve, w/ #refugees who just crossed from #Syria

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Warms the heart. This #refugee fam getting resettled to #Germany from Shousha camp in #Tunisia. They look prepared

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Photo of the day: Sahrawi meet UNHCR for confidence building seminar in Azores: most protracted #refugee situation

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700 ppl turned up for a 10K walk through the hot streets of #Kinshasa #DRC last Sunday to mark World Refugee Day. #Thankyou

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#Photo HC Guterres talking w/a #refugee in Guayaquil #Ecuador. Many refugee #women of #African descent are discriminated against based on the color of their skin.

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We honor Com for #HumanRights Hammarberg for his outstanding commitment to the rights of #refugees, #asylum seekers

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From our #photo archives we bring you a very important moment. Can u guess what's going on?

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A special #FF to anyone reading this, following us, helping raise awareness:

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#iPhone #video of archive #photos: 20 Years of Dadaab narrated by our colleague, Panos Moumtzis #Kenya #refugees
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#iPhone #video of archive #photos: 20 Years of Dadaab narrated by our colleague, Panos Moumtzis #Kenya #refugees

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Just received this #photo of a #Mali'an #refugee #woman, who fled to #Niger w/ her 4 #children

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#photo IDPs fleeing renewed fighting in #Somalia, taken yesterday by our staff, through the window of an armored vehicle. Afgooye corridor, where the clashes are taking place, is home to some 410,000 displaced Somalis. We urge all armed groups and forces to take the safety of civilians as a priority.

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#Photo of 's who visited IDPs from Abyan living in Be'er Ahmet School in Aden, #Yemen on 10 Jan 2012

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#photo Yesterday we were excited to help the 1st batch of Sri Lankan refugees return home from India by ferry incl this boy who rec'vd a gift pack when he arrived in Colombo

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#Photo Muktar Hassan, a 31 year old father of 5, fled #Somalia to Dadaab in April. He was relocated today to the new tents in IFO extension. He is paralyzed in both legs due to polio. UNHCR/B. Bannon

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A #photo from our aid distribution in #Mogadishu, #Somalia yesterday

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#Photo from Dollo Ado #refugee transit center in #Ethiopia. Wonder what this woman is thinking, during Chief Guterres' visit yesterday. The center hosts newly arrived Somali refugee #women & children from across the border.

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Shocking, telling, #photo: water shortage in Dadaab, #Kenya. UNHCR, OXFAM & CARE starting an emergency water tracking response in the outskirts, beyond camp boundaries, w/ around 60,000 refugees

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