Greater cooperation needed to protect refugees in Central America, UNHCR says
As more people flee gang violence, UNHCR's international protection chief calls for shared responsibility and preparedness to protect refugees effectively.
Hunger and violence drive residents to flee west Mosul
Latest wave of displaced Iraqis say food shortages and intense fighting in the west of the city forced them to risk everything to seek safety.
Once blossoming Syrian town now scarred by war
Residents of Qara once lived from their cherry orchards. But as the Syria conflict nears its sixth agonizing anniversary, they have lost their livelihood, savings and hope.
Thousands flee west Mosul as fighting intensifies
About 4,000 people a day are escaping the embattled west of the city, telling of violence, hunger and deprivation in the war-ravaged enclave.
Determined young Afghan eyes academic success in Italy
At the age of 10, Alidad Shiri set off alone for Europe. Fifteen years later, he is about to graduate with a degree in philosophy from the University of Trento.
Poorer countries host most of the forcibly displaced, report shows
According to a new UNHCR study, most of the 3.2 million who were driven from their homes in the first half of 2016 found shelter in low- or middle-income countries.
U.S. move offers bittersweet hope to struggling Syrian family
Father of three from Homs says resettlement from Jordan to U.S. will provide a future for his children, despite pain of leaving loved ones behind.
UNHCR outlines way forward on Nigeria displacement
At a conference in Oslo, the UN Refugee Agency presents steps to ensure protection, access and lasting solutions for displaced Nigerians returning home.
After displacement by Boko Haram, life remains a challenge
An international conference in Oslo draws attention to the plight of millions of people driven from their homes across Nigeria and the Lake Chad region by insurgency.