The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is a United Nations agency mandated to aid and protect refugees, forcibly displaced communities, and stateless people, and to assist in their voluntary repatriation, local integration or resettlement to a third country.
It is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, with over 18,879 staff working in 138 countries.
- Abbreviation: UNHCR, HCR
- Formation: 14 December 1950
- Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland
- Website: unhcr.org
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