UN appeals for US$951 million to support Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

Funds will meet the urgent needs of nearly 900,000 refugees and more than 330,000 vulnerable Bangladeshis in the communities hosting them.

16 Mar 2018

Teacher works overtime to give Rohingya girls a chance to learn

Alinesa got a late start on her own education. Now a devoted teacher, she is intent on helping young refugees get the schooling they need.

14 Mar 2018

'You are dealing with people who are not giving up, so why should you?'

UNHCR has nearly 11,000 staff, most of whom are based in the field. Meet Ayman Gharaibeh, who leads our work in Yemen.

13 Mar 2018

Congo dance project helps refugees take steps towards rebuilding lives

Congolese choreographer Fabrice Don de Dieu Bwabulamutima believes in the healing power of dance.

12 Mar 2018

Shaped by Syria's war, 7-year-old finds new path in exile

Born at the outbreak of Syria's seven-year conflict, Mohammad lost his home and more to the war before a specialist school in Lebanon offered fresh hope.

9 Mar 2018

Volker Türk explains thinking behind plans for global refugee compact

UNHCR protection head details how a new deal for refugees will help both refugees and host communities

8 Mar 2018

Statement by Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, to mark International Women's Day

8 Mar 2018

Acclaimed South African actress urges the world to 'see the strength and resilience of Africa's refugees'

On Women's Day, UNHCR High Profile Supporter Nomzamo Mbatha, reflects on the admirable qualities of refugees – especially women.

8 Mar 2018

The COMPASS girls give crucial direction to Sudanese refugees in Ethiopia

COMPASS – an all-girl alliance – is steering refugee girls towards fighting sexual and gender-based violence

8 Mar 2018