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United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

United Nations agency mandated to protect and support refugees


United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is a UN agency mandated to aid and protect refugees, forcibly displaced communities, and stateless people, and to assist in their voluntary repatriation, local integration or resettlement to a third country. It is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, with over 17,300 staff working in 135 countries.

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