Pensioners caught up in Ukraine conflict struggle to survive
Shelling, landmines and long queues are among the hazards facing elderly residents as they try to collect their pensions.
Istanbul's Arabic library for bookish Syrians
Syrian refugee Nada struggled to find books in Arabic when she came to Turkey, so she set up a library that offers other refugees an affordable way to read.
Afghan lost boys provide a bridge in Crete between nations
Ali Sher Kashimi arrived in Greece as a young boy. Now, he helps other asylum seekers by interpreting for them.
Hundreds line up for start of Ugandan refugee verification
Officials and volunteers race against time to mobilize resources and staff for the launch of the vast nationwide exercise.
UN appeals for US$951 million to support Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh
Funds will meet the urgent needs of nearly 900,000 refugees and more than 330,000 vulnerable Bangladeshis in the communities hosting them.
Teacher works overtime to give Rohingya girls a chance to learn
Alinesa got a late start on her own education. Now a devoted teacher, she is intent on helping young refugees get the schooling they need.
'You are dealing with people who are not giving up, so why should you?'
UNHCR has nearly 11,000 staff, most of whom are based in the field. Meet Ayman Gharaibeh, who leads our work in Yemen.
Congo dance project helps refugees take steps towards rebuilding lives
Congolese choreographer Fabrice Don de Dieu Bwabulamutima believes in the healing power of dance.
Shaped by Syria's war, 7-year-old finds new path in exile
Born at the outbreak of Syria's seven-year conflict, Mohammad lost his home and more to the war before a specialist school in Lebanon offered fresh hope.