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United Nations High Commission on Refugees (UNHCR)

UNHCR is the leading international agency for refugees and asylum seekers. The website has a wide range of documentation available including research, statistics and United Nations guidance. Offers an extensive range of resources.

Link [Last update: 2007-01-05; 10:39]

UNHCR: Daily updated refugee news

Keep up to date with what is happening to refugees and asylum seekers around the world. Updated daily.

Link [Last update: 2007-01-05; 10:38]

Human Rights Watch

HRW is an independent, NGO based in the US, working around the world. Researchers conduct fact-finding investigations into human rights abuses in all regions of the world. Human Rights Watch publishes findings in books and reports.

Link [Last update: 2007-01-05; 10:38]

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies is one of the world's largest humanitarian organization, providing assistance without discrimination. A wide range of resources on international refugee issues.

Link [Last update: 2007-01-05; 10:39]

Refugee Net

RefugeeNet is an on line information resource on organisations and projects in Europe working on the issue the integration of refugees. A database offers information on projects and organisations providing services to refugees.

Link [Last update: 2007-01-05; 10:39]

Refugees International

RI is an NGO serving refugees, displaced persons, and other dispossessed people around the world. Distributes brief reports to policy and opinion makers worldwide to mobilise help for the victims and follows up with public, private, and media advocacy.

Link [Last update: 2007-01-05; 10:39]

World Health Organization

WHO is the UN specialist agency for health. WHO's objective, as set out in its Constitution, is the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health. Health is defined in WHO's Constitution as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.

Link [Last update: 2007-01-05; 10:40]

NSW Refugee Health Service

Refugee Health Service was set up by the New South Wales (Aust)DH in 1999. They aim to promote the health of people from a refugee background. Good resource.

Link [Last update: 2007-01-05; 10:40]

International Organization for Migration

IOM is an independent body which operates worldwide. It works with refugees, migrants and displaced persons, governments, international organisations and NGOs.
IOM London provides assistance for dignified and voluntary return and reintegration. In most countries, there is an IOM office can assist any migrant who has voluntarily decided to return to the home country. Information in other languages.

Link [Last update: 2007-01-05; 10:41]

Global Migration and Gender Network (GMGN)

The GMGN was established in March 2005 by the Global Commission on International Migration. Its purpose is to provide a means for practitioners and researchers to share information / ideas regularly.

Link [Last update: 2007-01-05; 10:41]

Health and Human Rights Info

Health and Human Rights Info aims at making practical information and materials on health and human rights more accessible. There is material on refugees and health.

Link [Last update: 2007-01-05; 10:40]

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