Stories

Nansen Award finalist gives girls in Jordan a sporting chance

Reclaim Childhood promotes leadership skills and interaction between different refugee and local communities through participation in sport.

10 Sep 2018

'Women of the World' helps refugees adjust to life in US

Founder Samira Harnish, an Iraqi immigrant, is named Nansen Award regional finalist from the Americas.

10 Sep 2018

German mayor sets example of how to welcome refugees

Andreas Hollstein and his town of Altena are the Europe finalists for UNHCR's annual Nansen Award.

10 Sep 2018

Rights campaigner fights for Thailand's stateless peoples

Tuenjai Deetes has been nominated as the Asian finalist in UNHCR's Nansen Refugee Awards.

10 Sep 2018

Friends ripped apart by Ethiopian violence rebuild their lives together

After clashes in south-western Ethiopia left over a million people displaced, many are now returning home to restart their lives in peace.

7 Sep 2018

Eritrean teen finds harmony after desperate journey to Europe

After fleeing home, 16-year-old Kokob found solace in music and safety in Europe.

3 Sep 2018

Volker Türk explains the global compact on refugees

UNHCR protection head details how a new deal for refugees will help both refugees and host communities

30 Aug 2018

Cash assistance gives refugees the power of choice

UNHCR is expanding cash-based assistance so that the millions of people that it serves can meet their needs in dignity, are protected and can become more resilient.

28 Aug 2018

Community radio keeps Rohingya refugees connected

Meet Abdullah, a one-man radio show who keeps refugees at Kutupalong settlement in Bangladesh informed on issues that affect them.

28 Aug 2018