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  • Refugees Are 60 Percent More Likely To Be Financially Impacted By COVID-19, New Research Finds https://www.refugeesinternational.org/reports/2020/7/6/locked-down-and-left-behind-the-impact-of-covid-19-on-refugees-economic-inclusion?mkt_tok=eyJpIjoiWXpFeVptRXdZelpqWVRCaiIsInQiOiJCbEY4MElFTThmMnFFcmFrdDlHd0Y0MzY2a2s5UEJSUkdRME5YSWlQczFZMkQ4Vm1uWExYdXhHXC9qQXR5bXlBa3RwbVRHU3pQc1k0SE03NW1vZVJ1UXhPVVBienVTemtuODd1ZXkwUGRmQ055R1A4MVRTZ09tTVk1emtBMmNWXC8xIn0%3D
    highlight 06 Jul 2020 (5 days ago)
  • In celebration of World Refugee Day 2020, UNHCR’s global brand of artisanal products crafted by refugees, MADE51, launched their online shop https://shop.made51.org/ . The shop includes numerous refugee artists from East Africa.
    highlight 06 Jul 2020 (5 days ago)
  • A policy note on “Economic Inclusion for the Poorest and COVID-19: Adaptation and Early Priorities for Medium- and Longer-Term Recovery” has been released by PEI, available here. https://www.jobsanddevelopment.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/economic-inclusion-for-the-poorest-and-COVID-19.pdf
    highlight 06 Jul 2020 (5 days ago)
  • WB in cooperation with UNHCR concluded the first round of surveys Monitoring COVID-19 Impact on Households (refugee and host community) and Firms in Kenya. https://www.worldbank.org/en/country/kenya/brief/monitoring-covid-19-impact-on-households-and-firms-in-kenya
    highlight 06 Jul 2020 (5 days ago)
  • Pakistan: Islamabad: A meeting of the Friends of the Solutions Strategy for Afghan Refugees was convened by the Ambassador of Germany to Pakistan, His Excellency Mr. Bernhard Schlagheck, on 24 June 2020. The following issues were discussed: UNHCR Pakistan’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Global Refugee Forum, the Refugee Summit Islamabad, as well as the Support Platform for the Solutions Strategy for Afghan Refugees and its forthcoming Portfolio of Projects.
    highlight 26 Jun 2020 (15 days ago)
    Pakistan (Islamic Republic of)
  • Pakistan: Islamabad: UNHCR organized a number of virtual activities to mark the annual World Refugee Day on 20 June. Among them was a special virtual event convened on 19 June to commemorate the courage and resilience of refugees and host communities responding to the COVID-19 pandemic “on the front lines”. Multimedia content specifically tailored to mark this day was featured and shared on social media channels.
    highlight 26 Jun 2020 (15 days ago)
    Pakistan (Islamic Republic of)
  • Pakistan: Islamabad: The emergency cash programme for vulnerable refugee families during the COVID-19 pandemic continued to be rolled out across Pakistan, with the support of the Government of Pakistan and in collaboration with the Pakistan Post. Both urban areas and refugee villages were covered.
    highlight 26 Jun 2020 (15 days ago)
    Pakistan (Islamic Republic of)
  • In Latin America which accounts for nearly half of the deaths and cases worldwide, the combination of the hurricane season in the north of Central America and COVID-19 is exacerbating humanitarian needs. To combat these emergencies, UNHCR in El Salvador, together with the joint response team provided aid to 1,150 communities and information to 1.2 million people, while in Guatemala, UNHCR delivered bulk beds and mattresses to shelters.
    highlight 22 Jun 2020 (19 days ago)
    / COVID - Refugees and asylum-seekers
  • UNHCR’s Global Trends for 2019 reports that forced displacement now affects more than one per cent of humanity – 1 in every 97 people – and fewer and fewer are able to return home. COVID-19 exacerbates their situation even more, as it has an unprecedented global social and economic impact and is also affecting asylum systems. Under the theme ‘Everyone can make a difference, Every Action Counts’, UNHCR marked World Refugee Day on 20 June 2020.
    highlight 20 Jun 2020 (21 days ago)
    / COVID - Refugees and asylum-seekers
  • Burkina Faso: UNHCR airlifts emergency aid for displaced population: https://eur02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.unhcr.org%2Fnews%2Fpress%2F2020%2F6%2F5eece1174%2Funhcr-airlifts-emergency-aid-for-displaced-population-in-burkina-faso.html&data=02%7C01%7Cbougma%40unhcr.org%7C33d63f142b494db25c9b08d816d93815%7Ce5c37981666441348a0c6543d2af80be%7C0%7C0%7C637284469483493820&sdata=4bcNlSdv6nhuM8%2Fz5CNWRSGx7ipC4N%2Fdi%2FlQtxnNY6E%3D&reserved=0
    highlight 19 Jun 2020 (22 days ago)
    Burkina Faso