Donors pledge US$4.4 billion to meet needs for Syria

UN Refugee chief Filippo Grandi says support at the Brussels pledging conference for the world's largest refugee crisis is 'critical.'

25 Apr 2018

Jordan health cost hikes leave Syrians in dire need

Public health care charges now beyond reach for most Syrian refugees, as UNHCR urges donors to help maintain access to life-saving treatments.

24 Apr 2018

Funding gap threatens more misery for destitute Syrians

Vital cash aid to 200,000 refugee families in the region due to expire from May, as donors gather in Brussels on 24-25 April to address funding needs for Syria.

23 Apr 2018

Fleeing Horn of Africa, new arrivals find more peril in Yemen

On arrival in war-torn country, refugees and migrants are routinely subjected to detention and abuse as UNHCR calls for unhindered access to detainees.

17 Apr 2018

Refugee designers weave fabric magic on Chicago catwalk

The #WithRefugees World Tour moves into the world of high fashion when artisan-designed fabrics go on show at an event in the windy city.

13 Apr 2018

UNHCR chief calls for increased support for Congolese refugees

In a week-long trip to Africa's Great Lakes region, Filippo Grandi calls for renewed efforts to find solutions for refugees.

13 Apr 2018

Refugee education must be 'top of the agenda' says Muzoon

Education is 'the greatest weapon that can help us fight for our rights and achieve our dreams,' Syrian youth activist Muzoon Almellehan tells UN forum.

10 Apr 2018

Myanmar villagers caught in crossfire as Kachin conflict flares

Civilians hurt as violent clashes spread to the west of Kachin State, displacing thousands of women, children and men.

9 Apr 2018

UN refugee chief calls for solutions to crises affecting Great Lakes region

UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi praises generosity of Congo, urges more international support for concrete solutions.

9 Apr 2018