As cyclones loom, Bangladesh leads push to protect Rohingya refugees

Bangladesh is working with UNHCR and partners to stave off consequences of possible extreme weather for hundreds of thousands.

25 May 2018

Rohingya refugee volunteers trained to help others in distress

As monsoon season approaches, Rohingya volunteers are being trained by UNHCR to become first responders in an emergency.

24 May 2018

A year after assault on Marawi City, residents still unable to return

Conflict drove 360,000 Filipinos from their homes last May. Months after the city was liberated, destruction and unexploded bombs prevent many from going home.

23 May 2018

Honduran refugee risks all riding the 'beast' in Mexico

More refugees are fleeing violence in Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador - some like Armando, risk all riding a freight train in search of safety in Mexico.

22 May 2018

UNHCR chief calls for solidarity with LGBTI displaced

Filippo Grandi stresses the need to support those forced to flee because of their sexual orientation and gender identity.

17 May 2018

Facing the hardest separation

International Day of Families, which is today, is an important moment to reflect on Australia's separation of refugees and asylum-seekers. It's time to bring them together.

15 May 2018

'We are part of the solution', say young refugees

Youngsters make their voices heard at talks to transform how world responds to refugee crises.

10 May 2018

Refugees take safety flight out of Libya

A charter carrying 132 refugees and asylum-seekers reaches Niger, resuming a life-saving evacuation programme after a two-month suspension.

10 May 2018

Indians rally to help Rohingya refugee fire victims

After a blaze tore through a settlement in New Delhi making 219 refugees homeless, their neighbours, aid organizations and NGOs are helping them to start over.

9 May 2018