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How we can help

As UNHCR’s official UK charity, we support media with research, visual assets and interviews about UNHCR’s international humanitarian work. This includes emergency response work during humanitarian crises as well as campaigns to help refugees around the world access education, healthcare and livelihoods.

Please contact the team for assistance, including research, photography, B-Roll or more information about our campaigns.

Policy issues

If you are seeking UNHCR comment on any policy issues, including asylum-seeking or resettlement, or comment relating to UK Government policy, please contact Matthew Saltmarsh at

For the latest global UNHCR media releases, please visit below.

UK for UNHCR media team:

Mark Macdonald

Director of Communications

Genna AlTai

Senior Digital Communications Officer (social media)

UK for UNHCR News Releases

Every Second Counts for refugees, says UK for UNHCR in latest campaign for Ramadan 

15.04.21 – This Ramadan, UK for UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency’s charity partner in the UK, urges greater solidarity with millions of refugees and internally displaced people hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic 

UK for UNHCR announces CEO & new trustee appointments

25.01.21 – Emma Cherniavsky appointed founding Chief Executive Officer and Katy Steward as new Trustee.

UNHCR Global News Releases

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