Stories

Elderly Somali refugee hopes to end her days with family she once thought lost

After decades of displacement, Fadumo finally has the chance to move to the UK with her husband and long-lost daughter.

13 Apr 2018

Somali torture survivor reunited with her sons in Niger

After 15 months of beatings and abuse in captivity by Libyan traffickers, a Somali mother rejoins her teenage sons in Niamey.

11 Apr 2018

UNHCR chief meets urban refugees on Congo visit

7 Apr 2018

Brazilian volunteers lend helping hand to Venezuelans

Thousands fleeing inflation, shortages and political unrest in Venezuela are in need of urgent assistance in Brazil.

6 Apr 2018

Syrian's 'Squeaky Cheese' a hit with British consumers

After escaping war in Syria, a refugee has used her initiative - and local milk - to make halloumi in northern England, creating jobs and winning awards along the way.

5 Apr 2018

Dialysis for Syrian refugees at risk due to funds shortage

Life-saving treatment for 97 Syrians living in Lebanon could end unless extra funds are found, with most refugees simply unable to cover the costs.

29 Mar 2018

Racing to avert a monsoon catastrophe in Bangladesh

UNHCR is relocating Rohingya refugees threatened by floods and landslides in Bangladesh and upgrading shelters and infrastructure as rains loom.

29 Mar 2018

Asylum-seekers fish for food, fun and friendship in Crete

A shared love of fishing has blossomed into friendship and brought peace of mind for two asylum-seekers.

29 Mar 2018

Thousands flee into Kenya to escape Ethiopia violence

Some 9,600 people are estimated to have crossed the border since Ethiopian troops attacked their villages two weeks ago.

28 Mar 2018