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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sports event in Jordan launches #WithRefugees tour
The worldwide tour will include dozens of events designed to raise awareness of the plight of people forced to flee conflict, violence or persecution.
Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett calls for increased aid for Rohingya refugees
After recent visit to Bangladesh, Blanchett says more international support for displaced and host communities is urgently needed ahead of monsoon rains.
As fighting rages, Eastern Ghouta displacement soars
UNHCR calls for protection and safety for hundreds of thousands of Syrian men, women and children impacted by conflict in Ghouta and surrounding areas.