The UNHCR sees “encampment as a last resort,” says Guterres.
More than 200,000 have made the crossing since 1999, according to UNHCR.
UNHCR staffers are deployed in almost every godforsaken corner of the global map.
Small UNHCR tents—some covered in plastic, some made from tarps—line the camps.
Other than the UNHCR, few liberals seem to have even noticed the change.
I traveled on this journey with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, or the UNHCR, a group I work with.
For obvious reasons,” LeClerc explained, “the US is contributing more than its normal share [to the UNHCR mission in Syria].
Outside Syria, UNHCR is coordinating primary education for children in refugee camps in Turkey, Jordan, Iraq, and Lebanon.
The UNHCR is trying to raise almost a billion dollars to keep its operations going, but so far has received only half of that.
The United Nations Refugee Agency, UNHCR, says it knows that 500 migrants have died at sea making the crossing so far in 2014.