Barbara Hendricks calls for collective response to refugee crisis

UNHCR Honorary Lifetime Goodwill Ambassador Barbara Hendricks has urged the European Union to remember its founding values.

30 Mar 2017

UN chief says aid for Syrian refugees is in global interest

On visit to Jordan, Secretary General António Guterres warns that failure to address Syria crisis risks playing into hands of extremist groups.

28 Mar 2017

Hungry and desperate, thousands of Somalis trek to Ethiopia

Menaced by Al Shabab militants and a worsening drought, thousands of Somalis are abandoning the land to seek refuge in neighbouring Ethiopia.

25 Mar 2017

UNHCR brings relief to desperate Yemenis displaced by war

Vital aid deliveries reach thousands in embattled coastal district of Mokha, where many live out of doors without adequate water or sanitation.

24 Mar 2017

UNHCR warns Mosul situation deteriorating as fighting rages

Around 400,000 people thought to be trapped in the Old City lack food, clean water and fuel to keep themselves warm.

23 Mar 2017

UNHCR seeks equal treatment for all Rohingya in Bangladesh

A small proportion who fled violence decades ago are considered refugees, while many recent arrivals remain undocumented and miss out on vital aid.

20 Mar 2017

Refugee crisis in South Sudan now world's fastest growing

Uganda and regional states are overwhelmed and in critical need of help.

17 Mar 2017

As street fighting rages in Mosul, residents run for safety

Since the operation in western Mosul began last month, over 100,000 residents have fled, with 32,000 in the last week alone.

17 Mar 2017

Displaced Yemenis face dire conditions after latest violence

Renewed fighting has displaced more than 62,000 people in recent weeks, with many facing malnutrition, disease and inadequate shelter.

10 Mar 2017