Syrian refugee challenges traditions in community leader role
In a position traditionally occupied by men, Alya draws on her upbringing to provide leadership and guidance to Syrian refugee community in Lebanon.
Poorest Syrian refugees facing ruin due to underfunding
Without urgent injection of US$116 million, UNHCR will be forced to suspend cash aid to 87,000 vulnerable Syrian families in the region from June.
'I want a world that is not broken up, at war'
Deputy High Commissioner Kelly T. Clements, UNHCR's most senior woman, gives a compelling account of what keeps her up at night.
Syrian engineer fashions new future from his passion for food
A Syrian who loves cooking has turned his passion into his livelihood by opening a restaurant in the French city of Orléans.
Refugees and music students strike a chord in Vienna
Classes at the city's music schools allow refugees to learn an instrument and students to gain teaching credits.
Forced to flee her home, trans activist calls for tolerance
Salvadoran asylum seeker is starting a new life on her own terms in Guatemala.
UNHCR chief calls for 'compassionate action' this Ramadan
At the start of the holy month, Filippo Grandi asks us to remember the millions of people forcibly uprooted or on the move.
Syrian singer finds his voice as a refugee in Egypt
Once a well-known performer in Syria, Tarek stopped singing when conflict broke out, before reuniting with his band in exile and making music once more.
Quadruplets a joyous handful for Syrian refugee mother
Walaa was shocked to learn she was expecting four daughters, but despite struggling to meet their needs she draws strength from her little 'miracles'.