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The overarching goal of UNHCR’s emergency response is to protect and empower those forced to flee their homes, especially the most vulnerable. This section provides advice and guidance on protection in emergencies, including strategy development, specific protection responses, community engagement, and the underlying legal framework and concepts.

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