Syrian surfer finds refuge on Lebanon's waves

Ali had never seen the sea until his family fled to Lebanon. After catching his first wave, he was embraced by the country's fledgling surf community.

9 May 2017

Braving bombs and bullets to stay in school in Yemen

With over two million children out of school in Yemen as a result of the conflict, UNHCR is helping refugee, displaced and local children to continue their studies.

2 May 2017

This IKEA store in Madrid is like no other

Furniture giant provides on-the-job training for refugees, with potential employment afterwards.

1 May 2017

Syrian family cook up new possibilities in Portugal

After losing their father and their home, one Syrian family are making new friends and reviving old passions in Portugal.

27 Apr 2017

French village opens its chateau as home from home for refugees

A quiet rural hamlet in central France has welcomed dozens of refugees.

20 Apr 2017

Origami helps Syrian refugee shape new life in exile

After fleeing Syria's conflict, Fadi turned to his hobby to help with life in Jordan's Za'atari refugee camp.

19 Apr 2017

South Sudan's recent violence splits hundreds of families apart

Attacks have forced school children to abandon their books and pregnant women to run for their lives.

13 Apr 2017

Escaping war at home, Syrian couple start over in Argentina

Majd and Lana fled fighting in Damascus. Now they have found hope and a fresh start in provincial San Luis.

12 Apr 2017

Uprooted by war, Syrian mother gets help to beat depression

Depression is a major health issue facing refugees, but treatment and self-empowerment offer hope to those in need.

7 Apr 2017