Syrian family risks all to flee Raqqa as violence surges
As conflict advances on Raqqa, thousands have braved minefields and armed groups to flee the fighting and worsening humanitarian conditions inside the city.
China can play key role in solving refugee crises - UNHCR chief
On his first visit to Beijing, Filippo Grandi was encouraged by China's potential to use development projects to address the root causes of displacement.
Funding gap spells uncertainty for desperate Syrian refugees
Shortfall of more than US$1 billion for 2017 threatens vital UNHCR assistance for 60,000 vulnerable families in Jordan and Lebanon.
Mosul response critically underfunded, UNHCR warns
As fighting rages in the west of Iraq's second largest city, the UN Refugee Agency urgently needs US$126 million to meet the critical needs of those displaced.
Urgent help needed for Central American children on the run
As the number of children fleeing gang violence in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras soars, UNHCR is launching a campaign for US$18 million in vital aid.
Convoy with UNHCR aid reaches isolated Syrian town
The multi-agency convoy delivered vital food and medicines and other aid to 44,000 residents cut off in Jayrud and surrounding villages since last June.
As Libya crisis deepens, UNHCR chief steps up assistance
During a visit to Tripoli, Filippo Grandi says agency needs to increase its presence in the North African country where 1.3 million people need urgent humanitarian aid.
As war grinds on in Yemen, Somali refugees eye return
Facing danger and growing hardship in Yemen, some 30,600 Somalis have reportedly returned home since war broke out in 2015.
Jordan's Azraq becomes world's first clean energy refugee camp
New solar plant is the first of its kind in a refugee setting, and will transform the lives of thousands of Syrians living in harsh desert environment.