STEP FOR SAFETY

Burkina Faso – November

In support of the millions of men , women and children forced to flee their homes across Africa because of violence and conflict

South Africa – See you in 2020 !

In support of the millions of men , women and children forced to flee their homes across Africa because of violence and conflict

Step for Safety is a public walk organized by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency’s LuQuLuQu campaign that calls upon individuals, families, communities to walk in solidarity with the over 24 million people who have been forced to flee So far, the Step for Safety walk has taken place in Kenya, Somalia, Ghana, Burkina Faso, South Africa and Senegal. Now the Step for Safety walk is coming back to where it all began! Nairobi on 8 September.

Sign up and #StepforSafety and read about the stories that inspire us to walk for people forced to flee.

Step for Safety is a public walk organized by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency’s LuQuLuQu campaign that calls upon individuals, families, communities to walk in solidarity with the over 24 million people who have been forced to flee. So far, the Step for Safety walk has taken place in Kenya Somalia, Ghana, Burkina Faso, South Africa and Senegal. Now the Step for Safety walk is coming back to Ghana on the 28th of September at Accra Polo court.

Sign up and #StepforSafety and read about the stories that inspire us to walk for people forced to flee.

Vincent’s
Journey

  When deadly violence threatened his village in 2012, Valens took immediate action to…

John’s
Journey

When John arrived at the refugee camp in February 2018, he was scared and…

Eva’s
Journey

It’s hard to imagine how a 12-year-old girl, forced to flee her home, after…

Alain's
Journey

  Alain was 13 years old when he and his family fled the town…

J&J's
Journey

Joseph and his wife Jacqueline lived peacefully in Burundi with their 7 year old…

Ajoneny's
Journey

  Ajoneny used to live in Yei, South Sudan with her husband and five…

FACT & FIGURES

Did you know there is now more than

70 million

forcibly displaced people worldwide?
Did you know

1 person

is forced to flee their home every two seconds as a result of conflict or persecution?
Did you know every minute in 2018

25 people

were forced to flee?
Did you know Uganda hosts the

highest

number of refugees in Africa – that is 1.2 million?