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‘Thousands’ of Rohingya waiting to sail to safety in Bangladesh2 Nov 2017
Several thousand are stranded on Myanmar’s shores in deteriorating conditions, waiting for boats to take them across the Naf River.
Solidarity in the time of conflict in Marawi6 Oct 2017
Against the backdrop of conflict in Marawi City, people of different cultures and religions live in harmony amid diversity at the Pantar evacuation center in Lanao del Norte.
IDP youths pursue hopes of being a voice for the community6 Oct 2017
Hanifah Acmad is one of the hundreds of thousands of the internally displaced persons (IDPs) from Marawi. Led by her hope to be a voice for the IDPs, she and her friends worked with UNHCR to bring into light the issues faced by their fellow IDPs.
As refugee crisis grows, Rohingya struggle in roadside settlements26 Sep 2017
As more flee Myanmar for Bangladesh, UN Refugee chief Grandi warns of humanitarian disaster.
Mediator who won Chibok girls’ release named 2017 winner of UNHCR’s Nansen Award18 Sep 2017
Foundation provides education for orphans and a lifeline to widows created by insurgency in north-east Nigeria.
Elderly Rohingya rely on families to carry them to safety14 Sep 2017
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.
On the front lines of humanitarian work for families fleeing conflict19 Aug 2017
This World Humanitarian Day, UNHCR places the spotlight on Filipino humanitarian workers on the front lines of protecting families on the run from conflict, violence, and persecution.
A day in the life of Winny17 Aug 2017
Less than a year after opening, Bidibidi in Uganda has fast become one of the largest refugee settlements in the world. Here, Vipawan ‘Winny’ Pongtranggoon gives us a first-hand look at a typical day on the job.
An unsung hero opens doors to displaced Marawi families4 Aug 2017
With hundreds of thousands living in displacement due to armed conflict in Marawi, one teacher has opened his school to families seeking a safe place to call home.
Amidst crisis, a mother’s plight with her family6 Jul 2017
Omaymah Tomawis is one of nearly 400,000 people displaced by the ongoing firefights in Marawi City. Having experienced displacement twice in her lifetime, she hopes this incident will be her children’s first and last.