Uprooted by war, Syrian mother gets help to beat depression
Depression is a major health issue facing refugees, but treatment and self-empowerment offer hope to those in need.
Elderly and on the run from El Salvador's street gangs
Threatened by murderous street gangs, Margarita Ramirez* fled for Mexico where she is starting over at 72.
Diner gives Burundian refugee a taste of self reliance
Running a small neighborhood restaurant in the Democratic Republic of the Congo gives a cook back her pride and her independence.
Forging new leaders for a Colombian region torn by war
UNHCR-backed youth leadership school seeks to build a secure future for Chocó department, a remote region scarred by decades of conflict.
Syrians find outlet for sewing skills with German sailmaker
Curtain makers Mohammed Alsahani and his son Yousef have helped fulfil the demand for skilled labour at a sailmaking workshop near Kiel.
Refugees in Austria yearn for loved ones left behind
UNHCR is campaigning for the reunification of refugee families to be made easier in Austria, where legal and technical obstacles can keep them apart.
Canadian entrepreneur invests millions in Syrian refugees
Jim Estill explains why he is teaming up with community leaders to help resettle and employ refugees in Guelph, Ontario.
Handmade dolls bring hidden tales of war-torn Syria to life
Beirut family works with refugees to share stories of ordinary Syrians caught up in conflict through dolls that carry their names.
As gangs target relatives, a Central American family flees
Four members of the Perez family were murdered by street gangs in El Salvador. The 17 surviving relatives fled to Mexico.