Bangladesh elephant rampage highlights dangers for refugees

A refugee prays on a hill overlooking Kutupalong camp after another Rohingya burial.

22 Sep 2017

UNHCR boosts delivery of vital aid to Rohingya in Bangladesh

A month after fleeing Myanmar, vast majority of refugees live in informal camps and spontaneous settlements.

22 Sep 2017

Refugee athletes compete for first time at Asian Games

Five athletes have travelled to Turkmenistan to take part in the biggest sporting event in the region.

22 Sep 2017

Rohingya refugees and locals help newcomers in need

At a Bangladesh refugee camp, those who fled Myanmar in the 1990s give food, shelter and clothing to new arrivals in greatest need.

21 Sep 2017

Mud and rain worsen plight for Rohingya refugees

Thousands of Rohingya refugees living in an informal settlement in Bangladesh need shelter, food and water.

19 Sep 2017

Amid danger, Somali refugees in Yemen return home

In first UNHCR-assisted spontaneous return movement, 133 refugees departed for Somalia

19 Sep 2017

Rohingya influx strains camp resources in Bangladesh

Thousands of Rohingya fleeing Myanmar violence are filling Kutupalong refugee camp in Bangladesh, stretching resources.

15 Sep 2017

Renewed violence in CAR drives record levels of displacement

As violence escalates across Central African Republic, thousands are forced to leave everything behind.

15 Sep 2017

Elderly Rohingya rely on families to carry them to safety

The old and sick are among the most vulnerable of the estimated 370,000 Rohingya who fled violence in Myanmar. Many are carried to Bangladesh by relatives.

13 Sep 2017