Responding to COVID-19 in the spirit of the Global Compact on Refugees

People forced to flee or without a nationality are doubly challenged by the COVID-19 outbreak and have particular needs. Learn more about voices from the community that respond to the pandemic and how the Global Compact on Refugees can support our collective action for forcibly displaced and stateless people as well as their host communities. 

People forced to flee or without a nationality are doubly challenged by the COVID-19 outbreak and have particular needs. Learn more about community responses and the Global Compact on Refugees. 

Voices from the Community

Stories, projects and initiatives from communities across the globe standing up to the pandemic

The role of the GCR in the international response to the COVID-19 pandemic

The GCR and related commitments made at the Global Refugee Forum (GRF) can support refugees and other people of concern, as well as their host countries and communities, in the response to the pandemic.

The GCR and related commitments made at the Global Refugee Forum (GRF) can support refugees and other people of concern, as well as their host countries and communities, in the response to the pandemic.

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Operational data and guidance on the COVID-19 situation

As the coronavirus pandemic accelerates, those at greatest risk include almost 26 million refugees, more than three quarters of whom live in developing countries. With weak health systems, some of these countries are already facing humanitarian crises. Learn more about the full situation on the Operational Portal. 

As the coronavirus pandemic accelerates, those at greatest risk include almost 26 million refugees, more than three quarters of whom live in developing countries. With weak health systems, some of these countries are already facing humanitarian crises. Learn more about the full situation on the Operational Portal. 

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Call for COVID-19 Good Practices

Submit your project or initiative that responds to the global pandemic in the spirit of the Global Compact on Refugees

Submit your project or initiative that responds to the global pandemic in the spirit of the Global Compact on Refugees

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