Still, this represents less than 5% of the 1.4 million refugees estimated to be in need of resettlement. This Report highlights the year’s achievements, as well as challenges faced by the organization and its partners, in attempting to respond to multiple life-threatening crises and ever-growing humanitarian needs. With climate-related causes a growing driver of displacement, UNHCR continued to support operational responses in cooperation with governments and partners, stepped up its work on legal and normative developments, and contributed to relevant policy fora such as the Platform on Disaster Displacement and the Task Force on Displacement. Expenditure came to $4.415 billion, a 4% increase in comparison with 2018. The Global Report presents the work carried out by UNHCR in 2019 to protect and improve the lives of tens of millions of people of concern—refugees, returnees, internally displaced people, stateless persons, and others of concern. *The figure of people of concern to UNHCR includes people who have been forcibly displaced (refugees, asylum-seekers, and internally displaced people); those who have found a durable solution (returnees) within the previous year; stateless persons; and other groups of concern to whom UNHCR has extended its protection or provided assistance on a humanitarian basis. In 2019, the number of uprooted people in sub-Saharan Africa reached record levels with 33.4 million people of concern to UNHCR—39% of the global total— including 6.3 million refugees—57% children—and 18.5 million IDPs. Over the year, with the support of and in cooperation with host countries, committed donors, and other partners, UNHCR worked to safeguard fundamental rights, provide lifesaving support and build better futures for millions of refugees, returnees, internally displaced people and stateless persons. 0 3 , 00 0 .0 25 , 00 0 . This included $659.5 million in unearmarked funding, the most valuable funding to UNHCR as it is contributed without restrictions on its use. 2019 year-end results: 81,600 : people of concern received legal advice or assistance, with 4,200 interventions by UNHCR related to detention: 32,500 : households received monthly cash grants: 28,500 : refugees were referred to secondary and tertiary health care, including obstetric emergencies. A comparative report presenting the consolidated results for all three populations (ref-ugees in Kalobeyei settlement, Kakuma camp, and urban areas) will be jointly prepared and released by the World Bank and UNHCR. In response to new, protracted or worsening crises generating greater needs, UNHCR’s 2019 needs-based budget came to $8.686 billion. English Situation Report on South Sudan about Food and Nutrition, Health, Refugees, Flood and more; published on 01 Nov 2019 by UNHCR On World Health Day, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is calling for concerted international action and solidarity to ensure equitable access to COVID-19 vaccinations, including for refugees … Oxfam; Posted 19 Jun 2019 Originally published 19 Jun 2019. © UNHCR/Alessandro Penso, Um Nour, a Syrian returnee, was able to open a repair shop in Aleppo thanks to the grant she received from UNHCR’s livelihoods programme. The Global Report presents the work carried out by UNHCR in 2019 to protect and improve the lives of tens of millions of people of concern—refugees, returnees, internally displaced people, stateless persons, and others of concern. There was important progress towards the objectives of the Global Compact on Refugees in 2019, its first year of implementation, including through operational achievements flowing from comprehensive refugee responses; the convening of the first Global Refugee Forum, one of the Compact’s key arrangements for burden- and responsibility-sharing; and the establishment of mechanisms for follow-up and review of the Compact. 6,800 Islamic Philanthropy 2020 Annual Report April 17, 2020 UNHCR's second Islamic Philanthropy Annual Report on the impact of the Refugee Zakat Fund in 2019, supporting over 1 million beneficiaries among displaced populations. Here participants were concerned with insufficient assistance, and the inability of refugees to meet their basic nutrition needs because of a lack of work. © UNHCR/Vincent Tremeau. The 2019 DAFI Annual Report outlines in detail the objectives, challenges and achievements of the DAFI program in 2019. Both figures, however, are significant underestimates due to the limited number of countries reporting data. UNHCR Zakat Program: 2019 Launch Report. Data was collected between 28 March and 8 April 2019. Learn more about how UNHCR’s work in 2019 impacted the lives of millions asylum-seekers, refugees, returnees, internally displaced and stateless persons by reading UNHCR’s Global Report 2019 or visiting the Global Focus website. UNHCR Bangladesh Post-Distribution Monitoring Report - November 2019 Published: 9 ... (Bangla): Tahsan Khan appointed as Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, in Bangladesh Published: 2 January 2021 (3 months ago) Uploaded: 2 January 2021 (3 months ago) Share this document: UNHCR Bangladesh Post-Distribution Monitoring Report - July 2020 document Download … With 43.5 million people internally displaced as a result of violence, armed conflict and human rights violations in 2019, UNHCR issued a new IDP policy to enhance its work alongside partners and affected States, supported by important changes to internal systems, processes and tools to ensure more predictability and effectiveness. In September 2016, UNHCR in coordination with the Tabah Foundation launched its Zakat initiative aiming to raise much needed funds for the most vulnerable refugees in the region. Venezuela . © UNHCR/Vania Turner. Some refugee groups are protected and assisted by the Government directly, while UNHCR supports the Government to protect and assist others. This is the highest level that UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has seen in its almost 70 years. The number of refugees under UNHCR’s responsibility almost doubled, from 10.4 to 20.2 million, and internal displacement grew by nearly 60% from 27.1 million people to 43.5 million. 2019 year-end results: 2,029: refugees and asylum-seekers departed the country through evacuations to Italy, the Emergency Transit Centre (ETC) in Romania, and the Emergency Transit Mechanisms (ETM) in Niger and Rwanda; of this, 1,385 people of concern were … UNHCR Jordan Factsheet, May 2019 Download document (PDF | 422.15 KB) Jordan is one of the countries most affected by the Syria crisis, hosting the second highest share of refugees … In 2019, UASC lodged around 25,000 new asylum applications. Somali high school students share a joke during computer lessons at Ifo Secondary School in Dadaab, Kenya’s largest and oldest refugee camp. 0 4 0, 00. The gains in educational enrolment revealed in this year’s UNHCR report on refugees and education, small as they are in percentage terms, still represent life-changing opportunities for tens of thousands of refugee children, adolescents and youth. Total contributions came to $4.127 billion, a record level. Just under 80 million people were forcibly displaced globally in 2019 due to “persecution, conflict, violence, human rights violations, or events seriously disturbing public order,” according to a new Global Trends report from UNHCR, the United Nations’ (UN) Refugee Agency. These funds benefited thousands of Syrian and Iraqi refugee families living in […] 3W | Central Africa Refugee Crisis - UNHCR partners - December 2020 Published: 20 January 2021 (2 months ago) ... Cameroon: DTM Report Round 18 (April 2019) document Download View details 641.39 KB Download Count: 382 This dashboard presents information on the displacement situation in the Far North Region of Cameroon. A mother takes care of her baby in her hammock in Pintolandia refugee camp, Brazil. UNHCR rushing staff, supplies to assist people affected by Cyclone Idai UNHCR, 22 Mar 2019 UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is working with governments and humanitarian partners in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi to provide relief to the survivors of the Tropical Cyclone Idai, which struck the east coast of southern Africa on 14 and 15 March. The 2019 World Refugee Day celebration provided UNHCR, the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced (NCFRMI), the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Refugees, IDPs and other partners the opportunity to amplify and engage the public across operations in It demonstrates the importance of inclusive education particularly for young women and emphasizes career readiness support beyond tertiary education. Arabic Situation Report on Libya and 5 other countries about Health, Protection and Human Rights, IDPs, Refugees and more; published on 11 Oct 2019 by UNHCR © UNHCR/Antoine Tardy. Data from UNHCR’s annual Global Trends report, released today, shows that almost 70.8 million people are now forcibly displaced. The number of people of concern to the Office rose from 36.4 million people in 2009 to over 86.5 million people at the end of 2019. More than 70 million people have been forced to flee their homes due to violence or persecution, the United Nations has said, as the global migrant crisis pushed the number of refugees … This is why the number of people of concern to UNHCR is different from the figure in the Global Trends report of 79.5 million forcibly displaced people worldwide – a figure that includes refugees and other displaced people not covered by UNHCR’s mandate and excludes other categories such as returnees and non-displaced stateless people. Oxfam reaction to UNHCR refugee report, 19 June 2019 Format News and Press Release Source. As 2019 drew to a close, we reached the end of a decade in which forced displacement increased exponentially. Between November 2015 and April 2019, 63,938 Syrian refugees were admitted to Canada, according to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada. UNHCR Nigeria organized series of events from 17 June, leading to the official commemoration of the World Refugee Day (WRD) on 20 June 2019. Regularly updated, it complements and augments information in the Global Report with greater detail on UNHCR operations, data on key operational themes and objectives, and in-depth information on UNHCR’s budgets, funding and expenditure. © UNHCR/Antwan Chnkdji, Rohingya children participate in “Essence of Learning” activities in one of Caritas’s child-friendly spaces in Kutupalong refugee camp in Bangladesh. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect refugees and host communities in the Islamic Republic of Iran, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is ensuring that another 20,000 refugees can access the country’s national health insurance scheme, taking the numbers assisted with health insurance to 120,000. © UNHCR/John Wendle.