Afghans dream of stepping out of the shadows with Pakistan ID scheme
Programme aims to provide up to one million undocumented Afghans with identity cards legalizing their stay in Pakistan.
UNHCR helps displaced Iraqis acquire vital documentation
Mobile court issues key ID papers and certificates to displaced Mosul residents who need them to access essential services.
As refugee journeys get perilous, UNHCR seeks safer options
The UN Refugee Agency is appealing for US$421 million in funding to provide alternatives to a growing number of refugees making dangerous journeys to Europe.
Violence engulfs Congo's once-peaceful Kasaï region
A father is among more than 1.3 million people from the Democratic Republic of the Congo's Kasaï region fleeing a war that they never expected.
Malala highlights education needs of Iraq's displaced children
Nobel Peace Prize winner says access to education is needed to protect displaced children both now and in the future
Give the Rohingya hope for a future, urges UNHCR chief
Filippo Grandi has called for more opportunities for Myanmar refugees in Bangladesh and for better conditions back home.
Syrians risk all to flee Raqqa, as new aid route offers hope
Former residents describe forced evictions by armed groups amid fighting, while newly opened land corridor brings relief to the displaced.
More action needed to share responsibility for refugees
UNHCR protection chief Volker Türk tells stakeholders at a Geneva conference that rhetoric on responsibility sharing for refugees needs to be put into practice.
Amid ruins of war in Mosul, residents start to rebuild
Displaced residents returning to eastern areas of the city are repairing war-damaged homes and reopening shops and businesses.