Stories

Afghan lost boys provide a bridge in Crete between nations

Ali Sher Kashimi arrived in Greece as a young boy. Now, he helps other asylum seekers by interpreting for them.

23 Mar 2018

Hundreds line up for start of Ugandan refugee verification

Officials and volunteers race against time to mobilize resources and staff for the launch of the vast nationwide exercise.

22 Mar 2018

UN appeals for US$951 million to support Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

Funds will meet the urgent needs of nearly 900,000 refugees and more than 330,000 vulnerable Bangladeshis in the communities hosting them.

16 Mar 2018

Teacher works overtime to give Rohingya girls a chance to learn

Alinesa got a late start on her own education. Now a devoted teacher, she is intent on helping young refugees get the schooling they need.

14 Mar 2018

'You are dealing with people who are not giving up, so why should you?'

UNHCR has nearly 11,000 staff, most of whom are based in the field. Meet Ayman Gharaibeh, who leads our work in Yemen.

13 Mar 2018

Congo dance project helps refugees take steps towards rebuilding lives

Congolese choreographer Fabrice Don de Dieu Bwabulamutima believes in the healing power of dance.

12 Mar 2018

Shaped by Syria's war, 7-year-old finds new path in exile

Born at the outbreak of Syria's seven-year conflict, Mohammad lost his home and more to the war before a specialist school in Lebanon offered fresh hope.

9 Mar 2018

Rohingya refugee women stitch new lives in Bangladesh

A sewing project helps women financially and gives them a new sense of pride.

7 Mar 2018

Learning together forges friendships between Rwandan and Burundian students

The Paysannat L School brings refugee and local children together in classrooms.

6 Mar 2018