Donors pledge more than US$6 billion for Syrians, hosts
At the Brussels Conference on Supporting Syria, donors promise support for displaced Syrians and their hosts, and renew calls for greater international solidarity.
Security and refugee protection are complementary, says UNHCR
UNHCR protection chief Volker Türk tells the UN Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee that refugee protection and state security are compatible goals.
UNHCR warns funding cuts threaten aid to Syrian refugees, hosts
As a major international conference on Syria gets underway in Brussels, vital assistance for millions of refugees and the communities hosting them could face substantial cuts.
UN chief urges greater solidarity with Mosul displaced
On a visit to Hasansham camp in northern Iraq, Secretary-General António Guterres says the international community needs to step up its response.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.