Stories

Refugees and music students strike a chord in Vienna

Classes at the city's music schools allow refugees to learn an instrument and students to gain teaching credits.

25 May 2018

Forced to flee her home, trans activist calls for tolerance

Salvadoran asylum seeker is starting a new life on her own terms in Guatemala.

17 May 2018

UNHCR chief calls for 'compassionate action' this Ramadan

At the start of the holy month, Filippo Grandi asks us to remember the millions of people forcibly uprooted or on the move.

16 May 2018

Reintegration project offers hope and homes to displaced Congolese

A pilot project in the DRC's Northern Kivu province has helped over 10,000 displaced Congolese rebuild their lives

15 May 2018

UNHCR Special Envoy in Kuwait to seek partnership and funding for Somali Refugees

Ambassador Affey, Special Envoy for the Somali Refugee Situation seeks partnership and funding opportunities in Kuwait

15 May 2018

Syrian singer finds his voice as a refugee in Egypt

Once a well-known performer in Syria, Tarek stopped singing when conflict broke out, before reuniting with his band in exile and making music once more.

15 May 2018

Quadruplets a joyous handful for Syrian refugee mother

Walaa was shocked to learn she was expecting four daughters, but despite struggling to meet their needs she draws strength from her little 'miracles'.

13 May 2018

Project to recycle dinghies keeps refugees' hopes afloat in Germany

Refugees in Germany are transforming discarded lifeboats into designer bags.

11 May 2018

Refugee camp in Malawi gets banking services

A local bank has opened a branch with full services inside Dzaleka refugee camp in Malawi bringing much needed services to its residents

10 May 2018