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By: Meril Cullinan

For Refugees Around the World

June 12, 2017
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Today is World Refugee Day – a day to honor the nearly 50 million displaced people around the world. We’re proud to support the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) – which works to provide refugee families with food, water, and shelter. And we’re proud of our supporters, who have helped us send more than 1 million nets over the last few years to protect refugees in Africa from malaria.

Working with UNHCR programs in over 15 countries like Liberia, Côte d’Ivoire,Tanzania, Sudan, Uganda, Kenya, and more, the nets you’ve sent have made a difference. The malaria rates in these camps were dramatically reduced. Earlier this year (thanks to your efforts and generous contributions), Nothing But Nets raised $350,000 to send nets, save lives, and ensure a healthier future for refugee families in Liberia in less than a month.

UNHCR is asking for you to do one thing for refugees today. If you’re looking for ways to give back and help refugees, here are a couple options:

We’re so proud to have such amazing supporters – thanks to your passion for Nothing But Nets, we’re able to work with UN agencies like UNHCR to help protect some of the world’s most vulnerable populations from malaria. Keep up the great work!

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