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The photos on this website are from UNHCR's photostream on Flickr, including images from the set ‘Somali Bantu in Tanzania: A century-old cycle of displacement comes full circle’.
Somali refugees in Kenya. UNHCR chief Guterres said Somali refugees were systematically undesired, stigmatised and discriminated against. Photo: UNHCR / R. Gangale / May 2010
An Iraqi refugee looks out over Amman. Of the estimated two million Iraqis who have fled their homeland, some 700,000 are currently sheltering in Jordan, with the majority living in Amman. Photo: UNHCR / P.Sands / December 2006
Visit of Council of Business Leaders to Ban Don Yang Refugee Camp, on the Thai-Myanmar border, home to 3,483 mainly Karen refugees who have fled fighting in Myanmar (Burma) over the last 10 or more years. Learning to spin thread and weave longyis, the traditional sarongs worn by both men and women from Myanmar (Burma). Photo: UNHCR / K. McKinsey / 2 May 2007
Microcredit: Bhutanese refugee women participate in a microcredit scheme, which offers loans to start small businesses. Photo: UNHCR / J. Pagonis / July 2005
Sterlin (in the yellow shirt) practices break-dancing moves with the aid of his friend Ever in the Bellavista Alta neighbourhood. The group of friends are Afro-Colombians from the Pacific Coast who have all arrived in Soacha in recent years after being displaced from their home cities. In the absence of money, the boys make their own entertainment practicing somersaults, dance moves and singing rap, hip-hop and reggae songs. Photo: UNHCR / P. Smith