Bangladeshis race to save Rohingya refugees in need

Private donors raise money, food and clothing to fill yawning aid gap as Myanmar displacement into Bangladesh tops 537,000.

17 Oct 2017

Geneva diners tempted by African menu at Refugee Food Festival

Hundreds flock to a lakeside restaurant to sample dishes served up as part of Switzerland's contribution to the Europe-wide culinary event.

16 Oct 2017

Phone technology gives refugees in Uganda a cash lifeline

Agreements with telecoms operators are helping South Sudanese families in the world's biggest refugee settlement connect with essential services.

16 Oct 2017

Alarm grows over thousands trapped by Syrian fighting

Those escaping from the city of Al Raqqa report shortages of food, water, medicine and electricity.

13 Oct 2017

New deal on work permits helps Syrian refugees in Jordan

Syrians can now apply for jobs in certain sectors, such as agriculture, construction, textiles and food.

13 Oct 2017

Family count gives shape to refugee population in Bangladesh

UNHCR teams gather baseline data to help thousands of Myanmar refugees.

13 Oct 2017

Diver recalls horror of refugee boat sinking off Egypt

A year ago, Emad was one of the first on the scene when boat packed with 350 refugees and migrants went down.

11 Oct 2017

Students learn about refugee law in Yemen's war zone

A group of law students takes part in a mock court hearing known as a "moot" in which they will arbitrate two refugee cases.

11 Oct 2017

Refugees pay price when governments ignore asylum rules

Some politicians cast aside humanity in favour of short-term political gains, says UNHCR's international protection chief Volker Türk.

5 Oct 2017