Eritrean finds home in Italy after trauma in Libya

Asmorom is one of around 80 refugees who undertook the dangerous journey to Europe via Libya, after being relocated by Israel.

21 Feb 2018

German scheme eases refugee teachers back into class

A ground-breaking programme at Potsdam University makes use of the skills and talents of newcomers.

21 Feb 2018

Sudanese student pursues her dreams in Cairo

Nousa is determined to finish school and go to university to help make a difference when, one day, she returns home.

21 Feb 2018

Thousands flee violence in south-eastern DR Congo

UNHCR warns of a looming disaster in Tanganyika province as ethnic clashes trigger displacement and human rights abuses.

20 Feb 2018

Grandi urges more aid for Turkey's refugee hosting effort

In a meeting with the Turkish president, the UN refugee chief hails the country's role as host to the world's biggest refugee population.

15 Feb 2018

Restoration of rights key to Myanmar refugee return, UNHCR's Grandi says

UN refugee chief tells UN Security Council causes of the crisis originate in Myanmar and solutions for the voluntary return of thousands of refugees must be found there.

13 Feb 2018

Desperate Syrians pay ultimate price in bid to reach Lebanon

Forced to attempt mountain smuggling route to reach safety, 16 Syrian men, women and children freeze to death after being caught in a heavy storm.

12 Feb 2018

UNHCR's Grandi hails Jordan's job scheme for Syrian refugees

UN refugee chief urges increased donor focus on employment initiatives, saying Jordan scheme offers new blueprint for supporting refugees.

12 Feb 2018

Women report sexual abuse fears at Greek reception centres

UNHCR particularly worried about the situation at overcrowded centres on the Aegean islands of Lesvos and Samos.

9 Feb 2018