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Over 800,000 Rohingya in Bangladesh in most acute situation: UN

UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Filippo Grandi has told the UN Security Council that over 800,000 Myanmar Rohingya were probably in the "most acute" situation.

Nov 03, 2017, 07:26 AM IST

UN refugee chief says Italy needs support helping migrants

Italy needs more international support to cope with a wave of migrants that has flooded its shores since the start of the year, UN refugee chief Filippo Grandi said on Saturday.

Jul 01, 2017, 18:58 PM IST

USD 1.4 billion needed to help South Sudanese refugees this year: United Nations

The United Nations said Monday that $1.4 billion (1.3 billion euros) was needed this year alone to help the nearly two million people who have fled war and famine in South Sudan.

May 15, 2017, 15:54 PM IST

UNHCR, UK appeal to support Lebanon in Syrian refugee crisis

British Secretary of State for International Development Priti Patel and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Filippo Grandi called for urgent international support to Lebanon and Syrian refugees here.

Feb 05, 2017, 11:22 AM IST

United Nation seeks nearly $5 bn for Syria refugees

UN agencies and aid groups appealed on Tuesday for $4.63 billion (4.31 billion euros) in 2017 to help Syrians who have fled their country`s war and sought refuge in neighbouring countries.

Jan 24, 2017, 18:38 PM IST

UN appeals for nearly $8 bln for Syria aid

 With the war in Syria headed for a sixth year, UN agencies on Tuesday appealed for $7.73 billion in funding to help 22.5 million people affected by the conflict.

Jan 13, 2016, 03:12 AM IST