UNHCR Chief praises 'life and death' decisions taken by aid workers

Ahead of World Humanitarian Day, Filippo Grandi honours humanitarians who lost their lives helping those in need as displacement figures hit record high.

16 Aug 2018

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.

13 Aug 2018

Down but not out in Australia's refugee limbo

19 Jul 2018

Returning Congolese find homes in ruins, livelihoods destroyed

Visiting UNHCR team reports enormous humanitarian challenges in DR Congo's Ituri province.

13 Jul 2018

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.

6 Jul 2018

Sustainable response key to ongoing Rohingya displacement

UN refugee chief says investment in education, healthcare and infrastructure is needed to support Rohingya refugees and their hosts in Bangladesh.

3 Jul 2018

More international support needed for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, say UN and World Bank chiefs

UN Secretary-General António Guterres urges donors to "step up to the plate," as Jim Yong Kim says World Bank stands in solidarity with refugees.

2 Jul 2018

'I am living proof that investing in refugees pays off,' says refugee leader

Refugees have the knowledge and skills to contribute to host countries. They just need opportunities, NGO gathering hears.

29 Jun 2018

Q&A: Head of Kenya's Makonde people recounts long walk from statelessness

Thomas Nguli, now 62, tells how a life without citizenship stole his dreams.

29 Jun 2018