UNHCR United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

WHAT THEY DO

There is a 40% increase in incoming refugee rate, therefore the UNHCR needs our help more than ever. The UNHCR provides a wide range of items to around 43 million people, including but not limited to:

  • Clothes.
  • Water.
  • Food.
  • Medical kits.
  • Shelter.
  • Protection.

BASIC INFORMATION

  • CEO: Kathy Calvin.
  • Founded: December 14, 1950.
  • Staff number: 10,700.
  • Budget: 6 billion in 2013.
  • CEO approval rate: 100% on Glass Door.
This picture shows some basic statistics regarding the current refugee crisis.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Good oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team.
  • Good time management skills.
  • Good level of computer proficiency.
  • Fluency in English required. Fluency in a second language, such as Spanish, French or Arabic preferred.

How I fit in the UNHCR

  • I love helping people.
  • Fluent in Arabic and English.
  • Good independent and teamworker.
  • Effective communicator.
  • Experience working with refugees.

The "try not to cry" section

  • Syria: About 8.7 million people are now considered missing in Syria.
Child surrenders thinking he is going to get shot by a cameraman.
  • Greece: During one month about 200,000 refugees made their way to Greece.
Child tries to cross borders to find safety.
  • Lebanon: Lebanon has taken in 1 million refugees while being about 0.1% the size of US.
Refugee camp in Lebanon
  • Central African Republic: A three year civil war has left about 2.4 million people in need.
Refugee camp in a town called Batangafo

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