Stories

Syrian teen in Germany reunites with family after years apart

Terrified that he would be recruited into the army, Numeir fled his home in Syria when he was just 15 years old.

26 Jul 2018

Rebuilding a high-risk community, one consultation at a time

A new health clinic is seeking to re-establish community ties in a gang-ridden suburb of San Pedro Sula, Honduras' second city.

23 Jul 2018

Despite record displacement in 2017, UNHCR notes public health gains

As displacement topped 68.5 million worldwide last year, clinic, mental health and antenatal consultations rose, while key under 5 mortality rate remained stable globally.

20 Jul 2018

Creative arts centre in Belarus builds bridges for refugees

Refugee and local children mingle at a UNHCR-funded project where they can take part in activities from kickboxing to ballet.

10 Jul 2018

Malian refugee refuses forced marriage in favour of school

Fatimata, 12, had a narrow escape after resisting an arranged marriage, but her case reflects a wider problem among Malian refugees in Mauritania.

10 Jul 2018

Children learn key to coding success at classes in Belarus

IT firm's staff volunteer to teach refugees and local children to create interactive games and art.

6 Jul 2018

Mothers of Congo's lost children break silence

Thousands of children are thought to be missing as DR Congo's displacement crisis deepens.

4 Jul 2018

Monsoon rains highlight needs of Rohingya refugees

UN and World Bank chiefs head to Bangladesh to seek support for nearly a million Rohingya refugees facing ongoing displacement from Myanmar.

1 Jul 2018

Magazine's media studies course is good news for refugees

An Austrian news magazine offers young asylum-seekers the chance to enter the world of journalism.

29 Jun 2018