Rohingya refugees and locals help newcomers in need

At a Bangladesh refugee camp, those who fled Myanmar in the 1990s give food, shelter and clothing to new arrivals in greatest need.

21 Sep 2017

Mud and rain worsen plight for Rohingya refugees

Thousands of Rohingya refugees living in an informal settlement in Bangladesh need shelter, food and water.

19 Sep 2017

Amid danger, Somali refugees in Yemen return home

In first UNHCR-assisted spontaneous return movement, 133 refugees departed for Somalia

19 Sep 2017

Rohingya influx strains camp resources in Bangladesh

Thousands of Rohingya fleeing Myanmar violence are filling Kutupalong refugee camp in Bangladesh, stretching resources.

15 Sep 2017

Renewed violence in CAR drives record levels of displacement

As violence escalates across Central African Republic, thousands are forced to leave everything behind.

15 Sep 2017

Elderly Rohingya rely on families to carry them to safety

The old and sick are among the most vulnerable of the estimated 370,000 Rohingya who fled violence in Myanmar. Many are carried to Bangladesh by relatives.

13 Sep 2017

Over 3.5 million refugee children miss out on school, report finds

UNHCR calls for education of refugees to be a fundamental element in humanitarian response.

12 Sep 2017

On visit to Hungary, UNHCR Chief calls for end to detention and greater solidarity with refugees

Grandi calls on Hungary to improve access for people seeking asylum and to do away with its so-called border "transit zones".

12 Sep 2017

Soaked and hungry Rohingya refugees seek shelter in Bangladesh

An estimated 313,000 men, women and children fleeing violence in Myanmar overwhelm relief capacity in Bangladesh.

11 Sep 2017