Thursday, May 23, 2024

UN Refugee Agency

The United Nations Resident Coordinator and UNHCR Call for Inclusion of Refugee Women in Belize’s Women Empowerment

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and the UN Resident Coordinator, Birgit Gerstenberg, during a visit to refugee women, expressed the dire need for further support to achieve gender equality for both people forced to flee and locals.

Asylum seekers, refugees, and migrants living in Belize to receive the COVID-19 vaccine

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and the Ministry of Health and Wellness announce to asylum seekers, refugees, and migrants living in Belize, that they can receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

UNHCR Donates Medical Equipment, PPEs in Response to COVID-19 in Belize

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, donated medical and personal protective equipment to the Valley of Peace community isolation facility as part of the continued efforts to support the government in preventing the spread of COVID-19 in Belize. With 20 divider panels, 20 bed sheets and covers, 20 pillows and covers, blankets, towels, hand soaps, hand sanitizer, and cleaning supplies UNHCR hopes to enhance access to health services, ensure essential and medical care for pre-existing conditions and reduce the risk among frontline health workers.