Project to recycle dinghies keeps refugees' hopes afloat in Germany

Refugees in Germany are transforming discarded lifeboats into designer bags.

11 May 2018

Refugee children find voice in Romania's inclusive choirs

A project to bring children together through song is extended to include refugees.

9 May 2018

Kindergarten becomes Morocco's first refugee cooperative

After Morocco allowed refugees to start cooperatives, a group of Yemeni friends opened a kindergarten for refugee and local children.

7 May 2018

Trailblazing health scheme benefits refugees in Iran

The Islamic Republic is one of the few countries to provide medical insurance for refugees on the same basis as its own citizens.

4 May 2018

Hoping for peace at home, Nigerians instead find violence

Some refugees returning spontaneously from Cameroon suffer Boko Haram atrocities, highlighting perils for hundreds forced to go home.

3 May 2018

Orphaned Rohingya refugee sisters face daunting future

Their parents were likely killed in Myanmar, and now 17-year-old Mabia and her three younger sisters must start over in Bangladesh.

3 May 2018

Shelling forces Ukrainian family to move from house to house

Mother of three Marina Baban has been bombed out twice as conflict rages in the disputed Donetsk region.

29 Apr 2018

French village opens its doors and its heart to African refugees

Fifty-six women, men and children evacuated to France via Niger find a warm welcome in a tiny rural community.

27 Apr 2018

'We must believe we can make a difference and we can do things better' - Andrew Harper

UNHCR has nearly 11,000 staff, most of whom are based in the field. Meet Andrew Harper, who leads innovative programmes helping refugees across the world.

25 Apr 2018