Stories

Saplings take root and transform lives in Tanzania

Nursery projects boost dwindling tree stocks around refugee camps hit by population pressure.

7 Dec 2017

Syrian beekeeper tastes sweet success with British honeybees

Building anew in northern England, refugee Ryad Alsous has become an advocate for native species and passes on his beekeeping knowledge to others.

6 Dec 2017

Syrian refugee uses musical talent to fight disability myths

After losing his sight as a child, Ehsan found a love for music that he now uses to counter negative stereotypes in Azraq camp.

1 Dec 2017

100 days of horror and hope: A timeline of the Rohingya crisis

Over half a million people have fled to Bangladesh since violence erupted in Myanmar in late August. Here are some key events of this unfolding drama.

1 Dec 2017

Shelter crisis adds to ordeal for refugees in Tanzania's camps

A growing funding crisis means that hundreds of thousands of women and children are suffering in refugee camps in Tanzania.

30 Nov 2017

Musical allows refugees to shine on Berlin stage

Learning lyrics has been a good way for refugees to improve their German.

28 Nov 2017

Refugee bakery a sweet success in Costa Rica

With hard work, determination and a helping hand from UNHCR, Colombian refugees start a successful bakery in Costa Rican capital.

24 Nov 2017

Food festival gives French schoolchildren a taste of refugee life

2017 Refugee Food Festival takes over school canteen in Normandy, introducing pupils to new flavours.

23 Nov 2017

Refugee orchestra wins standing ovation

An eight-strong ensemble of performers from five countries performed at the Besançon Music Festival in France.

14 Nov 2017