U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees
"One in every 122 humans is today someone who has been forced to flee their homes."
I am pleased to announce that our Foundation will launch our Hellenic Fund to support children in Greece at a reception on November 4 on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. We can no longer watch children wash up on the shore and not respond.
By getting to know Dr. Hasan and his wife, Mitzi has become an outspoken advocate on behalf of refugees fleeing violence in the Mideast and North Africa. The scope of this human crisis is overwhelming, simply unfathomable.
Some 12.2 million people, more than half of the population, are estimated to need humanitarian assistance. A similar number have been displaced -- between 6.5 million and 7.8 million -- within Syria, and three to four million have been displaced on to neighboring states.
"There have been cases of people who have been internally displaced inside the country moving from village to village, up
UNHCR elaborated in an email to The Huffington Post: From a suburban apartment complex outside of Dallas, Texas, to a prison
South-Sudanese supermodel and UN Goodwill Ambassador Alek Wek joined HuffPost Live to share her story of being a refugee
Bosco Ntaganda, AKA "the Terminator," another officer in the FARDC, remains in command of troops in eastern Congo, despite
Sudanese Diplomat Francis Deng believes genocide can be anticipated and even stopped before it begins.
It is no longer acceptable for the humanitarian system to distribute dried beans and expect women to risk being attacked and even raped as they collect the firewood they need to cook.