About UNHCR (The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees)
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency established in1950. It is a global organization dedicated to saving lives, protecting rights and building a better future for refugees, forcibly displaced communities and stateless people. It protects and supports refugees displaced by conflict and persecution, distribute supplies such as water, food and blankets, provide evacuation shelters, such as refugee camps, and children who have lost their parents. UNHCR Association is the official support window in Japan that conducts public relations and fund-raising activities to support the UN refugee support activities.