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Torture Survivors Speak Out - Kurdistan Region of Iraq
Description: Over 100,000 people have been displaced from Mosul and its surroundings since the start of a military offensive to retake the city from extremists in October. Many are living in displaced camps across the Kurdistan Region of Iraq and some are denouncing torture at the hands of the militants who captured Mosul in 2014. http://www.unhcr.org/news/latest/2017/1/58738c4b4/displaced-mosul-family-denounce-torture.html Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require B-Roll, transcripts, stills or much more information, please contact us at drozditb@unhcr.org or tibaw@unhcr.org. --- Keep up to date with our latest videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/unhcr?sub_confirmation=1 -- UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, works to protect and assist those fleeing war and persecution. Since 1950, we have helped tens of millions of people find safety and rebuild their lives. With your support, we can restore hope for many more. Read more at http://UNHCR.org Support our work with refugees now by subscribing to this channel, liking this video and sharing it with your friends and contacts. Thanks so much for your help.
  10 Jan 2017   3m40s 15 681 0

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Uganda: South Sudanese seeking refuge “everywhere they can”
Description: At Imvempi reception center in Northern Uganda, UNHCR and its partners are rushing to provide assistance to the thousands of South Sudanese Refugees arriving daily. Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require B-Roll, transcripts, stills or much more information, please contact us at drozditb@unhcr.org or tibaw@unhcr.org. --- Keep up to date with our latest videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/unhcr?sub_confirmation=1 -- UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, works to protect and assist those fleeing war and persecution. Since 1950, we have helped tens of millions of people find safety and rebuild their lives. With your support, we can restore hope for many more. Read more at http://UNHCR.org Support our work with refugees now by subscribing to this channel, liking this video and sharing it with your friends and contacts. Thanks so much for your help.
  17 Mar 2017   1m19s 8 302 0
Iraq: Seeking a safe space after fleeing Mosul fighting
Description: Thousands of displaced Iraqis continue to flee fighting in western Mosul. To respond to the outflow, UNHCR opened a new camp on 6 March, which has already received more than 12,000 people, just a week after its opening. The agency is opening new camps to cope with the ongoing exodus. http://www.unhcr.org/news/latest/2017/3/58cab1634/street-fighting-rages-mosul-residents-run-safety.html Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require B-Roll, transcripts, stills or much more information, please contact us at drozditb@unhcr.org or tibaw@unhcr.org. --- Keep up to date with our latest videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/unhcr?sub_confirmation=1 -- UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, works to protect and assist those fleeing war and persecution. Since 1950, we have helped tens of millions of people find safety and rebuild their lives. With your support, we can restore hope for many more. Read more at http://UNHCR.org Support our work with refugees now by subscribing to this channel, liking this video and sharing it with your friends and contacts. Thanks so much for your help.
  17 Mar 2017   1m10s 6 341 0
Kurdistan Region of Iraq: Syrian refugee family moves back to camp
Description: Six years since the start of the Syrian conflict, life is getting increasingly tough for Syrian refugees in Iraq. More than 4,300 families in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq are hoping to move from substandard low-rent homes in villages and towns, to a UNHCR-supported refugee camp where shelter, education and other services are provided. But most of the camps are full and only limited numbers of the most vulnerable families will be able to make the move. Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require B-Roll, transcripts, stills or much more information, please contact us at drozditb@unhcr.org or tibaw@unhcr.org. --- Keep up to date with our latest videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/unhcr?sub_confirmation=1 -- UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, works to protect and assist those fleeing war and persecution. Since 1950, we have helped tens of millions of people find safety and rebuild their lives. With your support, we can restore hope for many more. Read more at http://UNHCR.org Support our work with refugees now by subscribing to this channel, liking this video and sharing it with your friends and contacts. Thanks so much for your help.
  16 Mar 2017   2m15s 17 211 0
Helping refugees survive winter in Lebanon
Description: This winter, as freezing cold gripped Lebanon and other countries sheltering Syrian refugees, you helped UNHCR provide life-saving support to families in desperate need. You have helped keep refugees in Lebanon warm with thermal blankets, tarpaulins, shelter insulation, heaters, stoves, and cash assistance to buy fuel for heating and other winter essentials. Thank you for your support. www.donate.unhcr.org Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require B-Roll, transcripts, stills or much more information, please contact us at drozditb@unhcr.org or tibaw@unhcr.org. --- Keep up to date with our latest videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/unhcr?sub_confirmation=1 -- UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, works to protect and assist those fleeing war and persecution. Since 1950, we have helped tens of millions of people find safety and rebuild their lives. With your support, we can restore hope for many more. Read more at http://UNHCR.org Support our work with refugees now by subscribing to this channel, liking this video and sharing it with your friends and contacts. Thanks so much for your help.
  14 Mar 2017   1m33s 340 0
Niger: Gas Project Uplifts Refugees Lives
Description: UNHCR is working with a local company in Niger to provide refugees with cooking gas. The project is empowering refugees and host communities who struggled to find the increasingly scarce resource of firewood. Africa Shares is a forum that highlights refugees as assets to the communities that host them. From the 14 to 16 March, UNHCR will host the event in Geneva, where refugees' skills in artistry, innovation and entrepreneurship will be on display. Eight projects from seven countries will be exhibited: Instant Network Schools (Kenya), Malian refugee artisans (Burkina Faso), We Love Reading (Ethiopia), energy-saving fuel project (Rwanda), One Love project (Zimbabwe), Microsoft internet connectivity (Malawi), urbanisation and subsidised gas initiatives (Niger). Africa Shares shows that innovation is wide-spread across the continent, and that refugees and displaced communities are the drivers of innovation. Through it, they are translating challenges into opportunities and success stories. Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require B-Roll, transcripts, stills or much more information, please contact us at drozditb@unhcr.org or tibaw@unhcr.org. --- Keep up to date with our latest videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/unhcr?sub_confirmation=1 -- UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, works to protect and assist those fleeing war and persecution. Since 1950, we have helped tens of millions of people find safety and rebuild their lives. With your support, we can restore hope for many more. Read more at http://UNHCR.org Support our work with refugees now by subscribing to this channel, liking this video and sharing it with your friends and contacts. Thanks so much for your help.
  14 Mar 2017   38s 6 102 0
Syrie: Déclaration du chef du HCR Filippo Grandi
Description: Six ans après le début du conflit en Syrie, le chef du HCR demande de ne pas oublier les personnes les plus impactées par cette calamité – les 4,9 millions de réfugiés, les 6,3 millions de déplacés internes ainsi que des millions d’autre en Syrie qui vivent quotidiennement dans la terreur de la guerre et l'inhumanité qu'elle laisse dans son sillage. Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require B-Roll, transcripts, stills or much more information, please contact us at drozditb@unhcr.org or tibaw@unhcr.org. --- Keep up to date with our latest videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/unhcr?sub_confirmation=1 -- UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, works to protect and assist those fleeing war and persecution. Since 1950, we have helped tens of millions of people find safety and rebuild their lives. With your support, we can restore hope for many more. Read more at http://UNHCR.org Support our work with refugees now by subscribing to this channel, liking this video and sharing it with your friends and contacts. Thanks so much for your help.
  14 Mar 2017   2m25s 2 65 0
Africa Shares: Innovation Transforming Refugee Lives
Description: From high-tech to home-grown solutions, innovation is empowering African refugees and their hosts, transforming their lives Africa Shares is a forum that highlights refugees as assets to the communities that host them. From the 14 to 16 March, UNHCR will host the event in Geneva, where refugees' skills in artistry, innovation and entrepreneurship will be on display. Eight projects from seven countries will be exhibited: Instant Network Schools (Kenya), Malian refugee artisans (Burkina Faso), We Love Reading (Ethiopia), energy-saving fuel project (Rwanda), One Love project (Zimbabwe), Microsoft internet connectivity (Malawi), urbanisation and subsidised gas initiatives (Niger). Africa Shares shows that innovation is wide-spread across the continent, and that refugees and displaced communities are the drivers of innovation. Through it, they are translating challenges into opportunities and success stories. Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require B-Roll, transcripts, stills or much more information, please contact us at drozditb@unhcr.org or tibaw@unhcr.org. --- Keep up to date with our latest videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/unhcr?sub_confirmation=1 -- UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, works to protect and assist those fleeing war and persecution. Since 1950, we have helped tens of millions of people find safety and rebuild their lives. With your support, we can restore hope for many more. Read more at http://UNHCR.org Support our work with refugees now by subscribing to this channel, liking this video and sharing it with your friends and contacts. Thanks so much for your help.
  14 Mar 2017   2m41s 8 193 0
"We don’t want to speak of nationalities, we are all equal in humanity."
Description: "I call on people to believe in humanitarian work and do what they can to help." Mohamad and his mother in Lebanon are using their own money to buy medical equipment for Syrian refugees who can’t afford treatment. Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require B-Roll, transcripts, stills or much more information, please contact us at drozditb@unhcr.org or tibaw@unhcr.org. --- Keep up to date with our latest videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/unhcr?sub_confirmation=1 -- UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, works to protect and assist those fleeing war and persecution. Since 1950, we have helped tens of millions of people find safety and rebuild their lives. With your support, we can restore hope for many more. Read more at http://UNHCR.org Support our work with refugees now by subscribing to this channel, liking this video and sharing it with your friends and contacts. Thanks so much for your help.
  14 Mar 2017   1m23s 10 176 0
Zimbabwe: Farming Project Gives Refugees a Fresh Start
Description: Refugees in Zimbabwe have formed a farming co-operative where they work together and share profits. The business has done so well, the group has opened a grocery store which sells products to other refugees and the host community. Africa Shares is a forum that highlights refugees as assets to the communities that host them. From the 14 to 16 March, UNHCR will host the event in Geneva, where refugees' skills in artistry, innovation and entrepreneurship will be on display. Eight projects from seven countries will be exhibited: Instant Network Schools (Kenya), Malian refugee artisans (Burkina Faso), We Love Reading (Ethiopia), energy-saving fuel project (Rwanda), One Love project (Zimbabwe), Microsoft internet connectivity (Malawi), urbanisation and subsidised gas initiatives (Niger). Africa Shares shows that innovation is wide-spread across the continent, and that refugees and displaced communities are the drivers of innovation. Through it, they are translating challenges into opportunities and success stories. Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require B-Roll, transcripts, stills or much more information, please contact us at drozditb@unhcr.org or tibaw@unhcr.org. --- Keep up to date with our latest videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/unhcr?sub_confirmation=1 -- UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, works to protect and assist those fleeing war and persecution. Since 1950, we have helped tens of millions of people find safety and rebuild their lives. With your support, we can restore hope for many more. Read more at http://UNHCR.org Support our work with refugees now by subscribing to this channel, liking this video and sharing it with your friends and contacts. Thanks so much for your help.
  13 Mar 2017   39s 5 116 0
Rwanda: Clean Cook-stoves Improve Refugee Lives
Description: Refugees are switching to eco-friendly stoves made by Inyenyeri, a Rwandese company. Using small wood pellets, these stoves burns longer than firewood and are smoke free, saving the environment and lives. Africa Shares is a forum that highlights refugees as assets to the communities that host them. From the 14 to 16 March, UNHCR will host the event in Geneva, where refugees' skills in artistry, innovation and entrepreneurship will be on display. Eight projects from seven countries will be exhibited: Instant Network Schools (Kenya), Malian refugee artisans (Burkina Faso), We Love Reading (Ethiopia), energy-saving fuel project (Rwanda), One Love project (Zimbabwe), Microsoft internet connectivity (Malawi), urbanisation and subsidised gas initiatives (Niger). Africa Shares shows that innovation is wide-spread across the continent, and that refugees and displaced communities are the drivers of innovation. Through it, they are translating challenges into opportunities and success stories. Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require B-Roll, transcripts, stills or much more information, please contact us at drozditb@unhcr.org or tibaw@unhcr.org. --- Keep up to date with our latest videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/unhcr?sub_confirmation=1 -- UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, works to protect and assist those fleeing war and persecution. Since 1950, we have helped tens of millions of people find safety and rebuild their lives. With your support, we can restore hope for many more. Read more at http://UNHCR.org Support our work with refugees now by subscribing to this channel, liking this video and sharing it with your friends and contacts. Thanks so much for your help.
  13 Mar 2017   59s 12 152 0
Kenya: Technology Transforms Refugee Education
Description: Instant Network Schools are changing refugee learning in Africa. The innovative project has wired 31 refugee schools with high-speed internet, helping teachers and students connect with each other and the world. Africa Shares is a forum that highlights refugees as assets to the communities that host them. From the 14 to 16 March, UNHCR will host the event in Geneva, where refugees' skills in artistry, innovation and entrepreneurship will be on display. Eight projects from seven countries will be exhibited: Instant Network Schools (Kenya), Malian refugee artisans (Burkina Faso), We Love Reading (Ethiopia), energy-saving fuel project (Rwanda), One Love project (Zimbabwe), Microsoft internet connectivity (Malawi), urbanisation and subsidised gas initiatives (Niger). Africa Shares shows that innovation is wide-spread across the continent, and that refugees and displaced communities are the drivers of innovation. Through it, they are translating challenges into opportunities and success stories. Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require B-Roll, transcripts, stills or much more information, please contact us at drozditb@unhcr.org or tibaw@unhcr.org. --- Keep up to date with our latest videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/unhcr?sub_confirmation=1 -- UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, works to protect and assist those fleeing war and persecution. Since 1950, we have helped tens of millions of people find safety and rebuild their lives. With your support, we can restore hope for many more. Read more at http://UNHCR.org Support our work with refugees now by subscribing to this channel, liking this video and sharing it with your friends and contacts. Thanks so much for your help.
  13 Mar 2017   1m12s 10 127 0
Burkina Faso: Turning Refugee Crafts into Business
Description: Malian refugee artisans living in Burkina Faso are learning how to make products to sell to an international market. Refugees take business classes, helping them become entrepreneurs. Africa Shares is a forum that highlights refugees as assets to the communities that host them. From the 14 to 16 March, UNHCR will host the event in Geneva, where refugees' skills in artistry, innovation and entrepreneurship will be on display. Eight projects from seven countries will be exhibited: Instant Network Schools (Kenya), Malian refugee artisans (Burkina Faso), We Love Reading (Ethiopia), energy-saving fuel project (Rwanda), One Love project (Zimbabwe), Microsoft internet connectivity (Malawi), urbanisation and subsidised gas initiatives (Niger). Africa Shares shows that innovation is wide-spread across the continent, and that refugees and displaced communities are the drivers of innovation. Through it, they are translating challenges into opportunities and success stories. Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require B-Roll, transcripts, stills or much more information, please contact us at drozditb@unhcr.org or tibaw@unhcr.org. --- Keep up to date with our latest videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/unhcr?sub_confirmation=1 -- UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, works to protect and assist those fleeing war and persecution. Since 1950, we have helped tens of millions of people find safety and rebuild their lives. With your support, we can restore hope for many more. Read more at http://UNHCR.org Support our work with refugees now by subscribing to this channel, liking this video and sharing it with your friends and contacts. Thanks so much for your help.
  13 Mar 2017   1m12s 6 93 0