UNHCR delivers food and relief items to DRC refugees in Angola

Prosperous farmer is grateful to escape DRC violence that has caused over 20,000 to flee.

12 May 2017

Aleppo slowly progresses along road to recovery

UNHCR's Amin Awad visits Homs and Aleppo and witnesses resilient spirits first hand.

11 May 2017

From camp to city, Myanmar returnees grapple with Yangon life

Six months after they repatriated from Thailand, a returnee family reflects on the life they left behind and embraces their future in Myanmar.

10 May 2017

More than one million children flee South Sudan violence

Children make up 62 per cent of more than 1.8 million refugees uprooted by three years of escalating conflict in South Sudan, according to the latest UN figures.

8 May 2017

Skin markings save farmer escaping DRC violence

Tribal tattooing helps woman flee militia rampage in Kasai province, which has driven close to 20,000 people to seek refuge in neighbouring Angola.

5 May 2017

Over 168,000 Rohingya likely fled Myanmar since 2012 - UNHCR report

Study finds thousands of Rohingya fleeing violence and desperation have sought safety and stability in countries like Bangladesh and Malaysia in the last five years.

3 May 2017

Syrian swimmer Yusra Mardini appointed UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador

Teenager who competed in Rio Olympics joins at a time of unprecedented crisis with 65 million people displaced worldwide.

27 Apr 2017

Syrian shoemaker achieves business success in Morocco

After fleeing war in Syria, Diyaa set up a workshop in Casablanca and won an award for entrepreneurship.

27 Apr 2017

UNHCR braces for further displacement as Yemen conflict intensifies

On the eve of a key pledging conference to address the crisis in Yemen, the UN Refugee Agency warns up to half a million people could be uprooted by worsening conflict.

25 Apr 2017