Stories

French village opens its chateau as home from home for refugees

A quiet rural hamlet in central France has welcomed dozens of refugees.

20 Apr 2017

Origami helps Syrian refugee shape new life in exile

After fleeing Syria's conflict, Fadi turned to his hobby to help with life in Jordan's Za'atari refugee camp.

19 Apr 2017

South Sudan's recent violence splits hundreds of families apart

Attacks have forced school children to abandon their books and pregnant women to run for their lives.

13 Apr 2017

Escaping war at home, Syrian couple start over in Argentina

Majd and Lana fled fighting in Damascus. Now they have found hope and a fresh start in provincial San Luis.

12 Apr 2017

Fresh hope in Germany for Syrian girl who fled home in a wheelchair

Born with cerebral palsy, Nujeen fled the Syrian war in a wheelchair two years ago. Now she has found the support she needs in Germany.

11 Apr 2017

Uprooted by war, Syrian mother gets help to beat depression

Depression is a major health issue facing refugees, but treatment and self-empowerment offer hope to those in need.

7 Apr 2017

Elderly and on the run from El Salvador's street gangs

Threatened by murderous street gangs, Margarita Ramirez* fled for Mexico where she is starting over at 72.

7 Apr 2017

Diner gives Burundian refugee a taste of self reliance

Running a small neighborhood restaurant in the Democratic Republic of the Congo gives a cook back her pride and her independence.

5 Apr 2017

Forging new leaders for a Colombian region torn by war

UNHCR-backed youth leadership school seeks to build a secure future for Chocó department, a remote region scarred by decades of conflict.

5 Apr 2017