Stories

Polish city leads the way in solidarity with refugees

The city of Gdansk has offered a warm welcome to migrants and refugees.

16 Feb 2018

Eritrean artist draws hope from evacuation to Europe

A deaf and mute artist is among 150 refugees evacuated from Libya by UNHCR.

15 Feb 2018

South Sudan refugees in Congo make market vibrant success

Resourceful and enterprising refugees from South Sudan have set up a successful market in a remote corner of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

14 Feb 2018

Refugees flee fresh fighting in Congo to Uganda

Congolese take to flimsy vessels and brave dangerous waters of Lake Albert to reach safety.

13 Feb 2018

Citizenship opens new world for stateless man from Georgia

After decades of frustration and broken dreams, Jirair has finally been recognized as a citizen of the country where he was born.

12 Feb 2018

Iraqi refugee musician finds a sympathetic ear in Brussels

Hussein Rassim missed the beloved instrument he left behind, until a crowdfunding appeal raised enough for a replacement.

8 Feb 2018

Brazilian NGO helps refugees get back on career ladder

A UNHCR partner organization helps steer refugees through the complex process of certifying their professional qualifications.

7 Feb 2018

French scholarship scheme gives hope to Syrian refugees

Young Syrians receive chance to study in France thanks to a pioneering assistance programme launched by a regional government and two universities.

7 Feb 2018

Surgery restores hearing and hope to young Syrian brothers

After seeing viral video of Syrian refugees Mohamed and Issam, Kuwaiti Red Crescent funds life-changing operations to allow them to hear for the first time.

1 Feb 2018