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UNHCR, commonly known as the UN refugee agency, is mandated to lead and coordinate international action to protect and assist displaced people around the world and to help find lasting solutions for them.

 

Set up with modest goals in 1950, UNHCR has since helped tens of millions of people, picking up two Nobel Peace Prizes along the way for its vital humanitarian work.

 

For those forced to flee their homes, normally because of war or persecution, the UN refugee agency is often the last hope for a return to a normal life. Today, a staff of around 6,300 in more than 110 countries help some 32.9 million people in need.

 

A wide selection of images from the UN refugee agency’s photo archives can be accessed on Flickr. Our collection of photographs portray the daily lives of uprooted people around the world and show UNHCR staff at work.

 

Images can serve as a powerful tool to raise awareness about UNHCR and the millions of vulnerable people that the agency helps.

 

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Refugee Women. Get yours at bighugelabs.com/flickr

 

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Democratic Republic of Congo. Get yours at bighugelabs.com/flickr

 

Emergency in Georgia 2008. Get yours at bighugelabs.com/flickr

  

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Picture publication: UNHCR photos may be used to promote awareness of refugee issues as long as the credit UNHCR/photographer's name runs next to the picture. UNHCR does not permit other agencies to use UNHCR pictures for campaigns or fund-raising unless we partner specifically on that project with the agency and they seek permission from us ahead of time.

 

For researchers and journalists, search our photos here : media.unhcr.org/

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www.facebook.com/pages/UNHCR/13204463437

twitter.com/refugees

www.youtube.com/user/unhcr

  

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Sarah_27 says:

Photography is an art at its finest when it captures our humanity.

January 22, 2011

You pictures reflect your talent to show all of us the authentic world . Many countries will never be visited from many people around the world and their challenges, but on your stream it can be seen. Thanks a lot. Hope one day we can meet and make a documentation together and present here.

April 28, 2010

UNHCR brings us powerful images from around the world. Showing us people in need and showing us their goodwill efforts in action. UNHCR has no prejudices, no group is unworthy of aid. I implore all who view this stream also visit the UNHCR website to learn about how you can become involved in helping the displaced pe… Read more

UNHCR brings us powerful images from around the world. Showing us people in need and showing us their goodwill efforts in action. UNHCR has no prejudices, no group is unworthy of aid. I implore all who view this stream also visit the UNHCR website to learn about how you can become involved in helping the displaced people in this world find solice and comfort and above all a place to call home.

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January 22, 2010

Of all my contacts, it is the images from UNHCR that I look forward to the most. I consider the images from UNHCR by far the most important and vital on Flickr. Thanks to the team behind the scenes for sharing these photographs. The information provided with the images is so valuable as well. Everyone should be … Read more

Of all my contacts, it is the images from UNHCR that I look forward to the most. I consider the images from UNHCR by far the most important and vital on Flickr. Thanks to the team behind the scenes for sharing these photographs. The information provided with the images is so valuable as well. Everyone should be a UNHCR contact.

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June 3, 2009

Bringing these photo's to us in the rest of the world is crucial in our global awareness and development. There is no way we can get into the lives and intimacies of distressed people around the world without photo's and video. With my deepest heartfelt gratitude, I thank you from all of us, for bringing us these power… Read more

Bringing these photo's to us in the rest of the world is crucial in our global awareness and development. There is no way we can get into the lives and intimacies of distressed people around the world without photo's and video. With my deepest heartfelt gratitude, I thank you from all of us, for bringing us these powerful images. ~Bobbi Miller-Moro http:WomenWithoutBorders.info

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March 14, 2009
Elena says:

I support UNHCR!!!

February 23, 2009