UNHCR appeals for US$391 million for 'forgotten' Burundi refugees

Low levels of funding mean support efforts in neighbouring countries fall short of acceptable standards.

6 Feb 2018

Grandi says South Sudan's leaders must restore peace and hope to 'broken' people

Aid groups appeal for US$1.5 billion for refugees and US$1.7 billion for those in need inside the country in 2018.

2 Feb 2018

UNHCR releases draft outlining a new global refugee deal

'Zero draft' of the global compact on refugees provides the basis for formal talks with UN Member States in Geneva in February.

31 Jan 2018

Grandi praises Uganda's 'model' treatment of refugees, urges regional leaders to make peace

UNHCR chief stresses host communities must also benefit from refugee presence with infrastructure improvements

31 Jan 2018

Angelina Jolie says respect for human rights key to Syria peace

On visit to Jordan's Za'atari refugee camp, UNHCR Special Envoy urges international community to find "principled end to this senseless war."

28 Jan 2018

UNHCR searching for heroes who help refugees and displaced

Deadline to nominate for the prestigious Nansen Refugee Award is just days away.

26 Jan 2018

Rohingya say rights guarantees key to Myanmar return

Refugees in Bangladesh camps say there can be no returns without questions of citizenship, rights and restitution being addressed first.

26 Jan 2018

Unprecedented numbers flee as CAR violence surges

Thousands pour across the border into Chad as forced displacement reaches its highest level since the crisis began in 2013.

23 Jan 2018

Czech volunteer family's offer of help leads to firm friendship

Sarka and Angus Grundy agreed to help a refugee family for six months and became close friends with a Syrian couple and their daughter.

23 Jan 2018