Rohingya arrivals in Bangladesh struggle to get back on their feet

Nearly four months after violent incidents drove them from Myanmar to Bangladesh, Rohingya women and children are living precariously with limited assistance and fears of deportation.

2 Feb 2017

UN refugee chief calls for accelerated assistance for Aleppo

Shocked by scale of devastation, Grandi calls for massive investment and for efforts to secure lasting peace.

1 Feb 2017

Trapped Mosul civilians in dire need of relief

Fleeing residents highlight danger, lack of food and water for hundreds of thousands of civilians who remain trapped in militant-held areas of Iraq's second largest city.

31 Jan 2017

Rescue boat scours sea for flimsy craft

Highly experienced crews of the Phoenix and its sister vessel have rescued about 33,000 people from the Mediterranean since 2014.

31 Jan 2017

UN refugee head meets Homs' displaced on Syria visit

Filippo Grandi witnesses 'immense' scale of urgent humanitarian and reconstruction needs.

31 Jan 2017

After the battle, Aleppo residents want to get back to work

Displaced residents of Syria's war-ravaged city seek employment as a first step towards returning to normal life.

27 Jan 2017

Desperate refugees and migrants in Serbia face freezing temperatures

Serbian authorities, together with UNHCR and partners, step up efforts to extend capacity in emergency shelters for hundreds sleeping rough.

25 Jan 2017

As tensions ease, some displaced return to Bangui

Thousands of people who fled fighting in the Central African Republic's capital have returned under a voluntary programme run by UNHCR and the government.

24 Jan 2017

As Gambia crisis passes, displaced return from Senegal

Several thousand people have returned to the Gambia since ex-president Yahya Jammeh ceded power.

24 Jan 2017