Hands sheltering head: The 2008 sign for World Refugee Day

The UNHCR’s photostream at Flickr has a number of photographs of refugees and UNHCR staff holding their hands above their head, with hands meeting to form the image of a roof. The World Refugee Day theme for 2008 is “Protection,” and the UNHCR provides shelter for as many as 40 million refugees world wide on any given day.

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