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David Morrissey

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David Morrissey meets Syrian families living in urban dwellings

Actor and UNHCR High Profile Supporter David Morrissey travelled to Jordan to see UNHCR’s frontline work for Syrian refugees.

David Morrissey talks about Syrian refugees

David Morrissey talks to BBC Radio 5 Live about seeing UNHCR’s frontline work for Syrian refugees in Jordan.

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David Morrissey visits Za’atari Refugee Camp, Jordan

Actor and UNHCR High Profile Supporter David Morrissey travelled to Jordan to see UNHCR’s frontline work for Syrian refugees.

My husband never took the status of refugee himself, but in Belgium he helped many Chilean refugees

I am Belgian. I met my future husband in 1975 at the Louvain University. He had to leave Chile because he was not allowed to continue his studies at the university in his country. He was a political activist in favour of Allende.

Hussein’s Story, Greece

Hussein’s uncommon courage and perseverance kept him moving forward and taking enormous risks to reach a better life, he refused to sink.

Alem’s Story, Ethiopia

Alem has roofed over 55 houses in Adi-Harush refugee camp and he continues to work in other camps, this earned him enough money to organize his wedding and a baptism for his child.

Neil Gaiman talks about Syrian refugees

Best-selling author and UNHCR High Profile Supporter, Neil Gaiman, has just returned from Jordan seeing UNHCR’s frontline work with Syrian refugees.

Hanna and Yauhen’s Story, Czech Republic

This young couple participated in demonstrations against Belarus president Alexander Lukashenko. Soon after they didn’t fell safe anymore.

UNHCR’s Nansen Refugee Award

Once a year, we honour extraordinary service to the forcibly displaced. Learn more about the award…

Willy’s Story, Central African Republic

Once, a woman came to see me in tears. We talked for a very long time and she left without asking for anything. I had helped her just by being there and listening…

I consider myself lucky. In Congo and across the continent there are generations of children growing up with civil war and brutal conflicts, suffering deep traumas.

The first thing that caught my attention when I arrived in Denmark was the wind. The way it rustled through the trees, the branches bending and swaying…

Steven: Stateless in Britain

“Being stateless is like being an alien. Anywhere you place me… everyone will still say, ‘You are not from here’.

1 family torn apart by war is too many

Learn more about our work with refugees at UNHCR.org