US Association for UNHCR Overview
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District of Columbia 20006
Programs: USA for UNHCR supports UNHCR's lifesaving operations around the world to protect refugees, internally displaced people, and former refugees who are returning home. In 2005, UNHCR assisted over 19 million people in 116 countries--providing protection, shelter, clean water, health services, education, and other humanitarian assistance. USA for UNHCR helped fund emergencies and ongoing operations in Sudan (Darfur), Angola, Afghanistan, Colombia, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Pakistan as well as many other countries. The organization also provides public outreach through special events, quarterly publications, and daily updates on our website, www.UNrefugees.org.