Ukraine conflict hits home for elderly couple

Sergei and his wife were forced to dismantle a shell that hit their home, amidst a conflict that has internally displaced over 1.5 million people.

26 Feb 2018

Refugee family renews century-old ties on Crete

After fleeing the conflict in Syria with his family, Ahmed has rediscovered his roots on the Greek island of Crete.

23 Feb 2018

Uprooted refugees plant trees to rebuild Uganda's forests

Refugees, Ugandans and their government are working together to save the environment.

23 Feb 2018

Eritrean finds home in Italy after trauma in Libya

Asmorom is one of around 80 refugees who undertook the dangerous journey to Europe via Libya, after being relocated by Israel.

21 Feb 2018

German scheme eases refugee teachers back into class

A ground-breaking programme at Potsdam University makes use of the skills and talents of newcomers.

21 Feb 2018

Sudanese student pursues her dreams in Cairo

Nousa is determined to finish school and go to university to help make a difference when, one day, she returns home.

21 Feb 2018

Thousands flee violence in south-eastern DR Congo

UNHCR warns of a looming disaster in Tanganyika province as ethnic clashes trigger displacement and human rights abuses.

20 Feb 2018

Grandi urges more aid for Turkey's refugee hosting effort

In a meeting with the Turkish president, the UN refugee chief hails the country's role as host to the world's biggest refugee population.

15 Feb 2018

Restoration of rights key to Myanmar refugee return, UNHCR's Grandi says

UN refugee chief tells UN Security Council causes of the crisis originate in Myanmar and solutions for the voluntary return of thousands of refugees must be found there.

13 Feb 2018