Moving refugees out of the rain in Bangladesh

To beat monsoon downpours, UNHCR is providing tarps to Rohingya as they cross the border from Myanmar.

29 Sep 2017

Nigeria wins second Refugees World Cup title in Brazil

Sixteen teams with a total of 250 players took part in the annual football knock-out tournament in São Paulo.

28 Sep 2017

Survivors tell of kidnap and torture along route to Europe

Plucked from the Mediterranean by the Italian Coast Guard, refugees and migrants warn of forced labour and slavery.

27 Sep 2017

Grandi highlights needs of refugees in Bangladesh

Praising response so far, UNHCR chief says he has rarely seen people in so much need.

27 Sep 2017

Former refugee from South Sudan to address Brussels education gathering

UNHCR-supported initiative aims to provide 100 scholarships a year to enable refugee and internally displaced students to attend UWC colleges worldwide.

27 Sep 2017

Disease threatens refugees in Bangladesh in unplanned sites

Racing to prevent a 'disaster within a disaster,' UNHCR ups vaccine, clean water and sanitation drives in informal Bangladesh settlements.

26 Sep 2017

As refugee crisis grows, Rohingya struggle in roadside settlements

As more flee Myanmar for Bangladesh, UN Refugee chief Grandi warns of humanitarian disaster.

24 Sep 2017

Bangladesh elephant rampage highlights dangers for refugees

A refugee prays on a hill overlooking Kutupalong camp after another Rohingya burial.

22 Sep 2017

UNHCR boosts delivery of vital aid to Rohingya in Bangladesh

A month after fleeing Myanmar, vast majority of refugees live in informal camps and spontaneous settlements.

22 Sep 2017