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What's happening in this photo, and in what country was it taken? Answer on the #UNHCR facebook page tomorrow!

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Photo of the Day: Maricela Daniel, #UNHCR 's Rep in #Spain, Angelina Jolie and Jesús Vázquez #refugees

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Photo of the day: this mother of two discovered that she was HIV positive during her second pregnancy. She says when she first discovered her HIV status she was very upset, confused and scared and left the family and went to Nairobi. Her husband, Jumatano, also confused and upset, did a homebased care course, which teaches about how to both practically care for someone who HIV positive and also on how to council and provide emotional support. When he completed the course he went to find his wife in Nairobi and convinced her to return. She says after she came back she met other people involved in homebase care who provide advice and counciling and a support group with other HIV positive refugees meets once a month. Her second child has so far tested negative for the HIV virus. / UNHCR / A. Webster / December 2006 #Kenya / Kakuma #refugee camp #PreventionRevolution

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#UNHCR's Giovanni Zannelli sent this mobile photo, while on an assess. trip in Sindh #Pakistan. Large tracts of land r still 3-4 ft under water. In Sindh, 30 new camps have been set-up w/more planned-- as ppl still can't return home. Even with shortages in funding, we r boosting our response, continuing work

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Swiss lighting artist Gerry Hofstetter illuminated the site where we presented the Nansen Award!

Another captivating photo of Angelina Jolie, visiting the displaced at Kandaro II Camp in Nowshera, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. /UNHCR/J. Tanner/September 2010

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**Photo just in** Angelina Jolie visits displaced at Kandaro II Camp in Nowshera, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa #pakistan /UNHCR/J.Tanner/September 2010

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Life goes on: Rabia Ali, one of UNHCRs team delivering desperately needed supplies to displaced people in Pakistan, paused to shoot this picture of a young woman and her child.

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Photo of the day: threat of forced recruitment+ enviro degradation don't stop Colombia's Tule children from having fun

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Photo: Many vulnerable flood survivors are not receiving aid due to washed out roads and bridges in #Pakistan. UNHCR/ R. Ali/ August 2010

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Photo of the day: flood survivor in Pakistan, outside a UNHCR tent

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More striking images in from Pakistan: displaced population affected by floods in the outskirts of Peshawar take refuge on the highway between Peshawar and Charsadda

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Photo: Afghan children standing near a tent, displaced by flood in Hajizai refugee village, NW Pakistan

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Angelina meets women from Ecuador+Colombia struggling to survive in the isolated jungle of N.Ecuador

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Angelina Jolie meets a Colombian family that fled to Ecuador after two relatives were killed

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Angelina in Ecuador: Violence against refugee women also takes a heavy toll on their children

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Goodwill Ambassador Angelina Jolie visits a daycare centre run by the Women's Federation of Sucumbios

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Angelina first met this woman eight years ago, today she is fighting cancer+other problems

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Check out this photo of the Empire State Building, glowing in UN blue for World #Refugee Day!

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Where your donations go: Providing essential non food items to refugees

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