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[ October 13th 2001 ]
Croft Tomb Raider star Angelina Jolie has published
an online journal documenting her trip to Cambodia
in her official role as goodwill ambassador for
the United Nations High Commission for Refugees.
journal is an intimate portrait of one woman's
experiences among relief workers and resettled
refugees in Cambodia," says USA for UNHCR Executive
Director Jeffrey Meer. "Ms. Jolie's sensitive
portrayal of the work of UNHCR staff, along side
those of other agencies, is heartfelt and frank.
She clearly reached out and touched both the aid
workers and their clients during her visit."
old Oscar winner has made arduous field visits
to refugee camps in Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Cambodia
and Pakistan to witness first-hand the deprivation
that exists within the regions. Jolie recently
donated $1m for displaced refugees fleeing Afghanistan
in fear of U.S. reprisals over the September 11
is hoping to raise £185 million to fund humanitarian
efforts in and around Afghanistan as tensions
mount over continued military strikes in reprisal
for terrorist attacks on the U.S. The official
journal of Angelina Jolie can be accessed at http://www.usaforunhcr.org
under the heading "Angelina In Cambodia."