Your gift provides life-saving protection and assistance to those most in need, especially women, children, and elderlies. 


For refugee and displaced families in Malaysia, away from their homes and communities, faced with poverty and hardship, their future is filled with uncertainty. The COVID-19 pandemic and deteriorating economic situation globally has pushed many of those most vulnerable even deeper into poverty. Many have reported having lost their informal daily wages, and now face even more uncertainty. 

As of end December 2021, there are some 180,440 refugees and asylum-seekers registered with UNHCR in Malaysia. Fleeing war, persecution, and widespread human rights abuses, these individuals are from Palestine, Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria, Yemen, Pakistan, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, and others. Some 68% of refugees and asylum-seekers are men, while 32% are women. There are some 46,170 children below the age of 18.

From Syria to Iraq, Afghanistan to Yemen, your support allows us to reach those who have nowhere else to turn. Together, we can help 82.4 million refugees across the world whose lives were devastated by circumstances out of their control to have a chance to rebuild their lives, and give them the hope they need to continue building a safer future.

Let's imagine a better world for refugees! 

Your support will:

• Help refugees gain access to life-saving medical assistance that they otherwise cannot afford

• Give refugee children a chance at education by helping refugee schools stay open

• Help refugees find ways to be self-reliant, so that they can feed their families

Monthly gifts help us save more families forced to flee. By making a monthly donation to UNHCR, you will provide refugees with ongoing relief and protection and help them regain hope for a better future. Read more about how you will be supporting UNHCR's protection program for vulnerable refugee families around the world

Bank Transfer:

Should you wish to donate via direct bank transfer instead, donations can be made to:

Maybank Account No. 514712411340


If you would like to donate via bank transfer, please send us an email at with your name and transfer slips for our tracking purposes.


Donations made to UNHCR Malaysia will not be applicable for tax deduction. We will still issue a donation receipt to confirm your donation amount. Thank you for your generosity.
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