Fleeing violence, Nicaraguans seek safety in Costa Rica
Escaping killings, rights violations and political tensions at home, thousands are claiming asylum across the Central American nation's southern border.
Returning Congolese find homes in ruins, livelihoods destroyed
Visiting UNHCR team reports enormous humanitarian challenges in DR Congo's Ituri province.
Formal talks on global refugee compact conclude with strong and broad agreement
Efforts to strengthen the response to refugees passed an important milestone this week.
"I work with pride in ICT, to serve our people of concern better"
Former refugee finds an opportunity to thrive back home
Award-winning technologist inspires girls to learn coding
New support for refugees also helps hosts -- World Bank official
Hunger, despair drive indigenous groups to leave Venezuela
Colombian LGBTI couple flees threats to find welcome in Switzerland
Press releases and news comments
- UNHCR welcomes Aquarius resolution, but stresses need for more predictable approach to disembarkation 15 Aug 2018
- Actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw meets refugees in Rwanda with UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency 13 Aug 2018
- UNHCR concerned over reports of forced return of Zimbabwean asylum-seeker 9 Aug 2018
- Militias evict and disperse 1,900 displaced people in Libya 14 Aug 2018
- Paraguay adopts new law for the protection and naturalization of stateless people 14 Aug 2018
- Rohingya refugee settlements in Bangladesh weather record rains; relocation efforts in full swing 10 Aug 2018