Stories

Learning language key to integration, say young refugees

Language tuition is a cornerstone of the Czech government's policy to integrate refugees.

30 Jan 2018

Registration drive brings indigenous families out of the shadows

A joint registration campaign by Costa Rica and Panama is helping thousands of Ngäbe-Buglé at risk of statelessness to gain access to health care and education.

29 Jan 2018

Cash-strapped camp hospitals struggle to save lives in Tanzania

Hospital in Nyarugusu refugee camp provides a lifeline not only for thousands of refugees, but also for Tanzanians who live nearby.

25 Jan 2018

Refugees and asylum-seekers in Austria help to feed the poor

Meet the volunteers at a food bank that fights waste and distributes leftover food to the poor.

24 Jan 2018

'For as long as I can, I want to be with UNHCR'

UNHCR has nearly 11,000 staff, most of whom are based in the field. Meet Shirin Aktar, a protection officer who works in Bangladesh.

24 Jan 2018

At Davos, Cate Blanchett urges leaders to see refugees afresh

Accepting an award at the World Economic Forum, UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador calls on leaders to engage "face to face" with refugees.

23 Jan 2018

Land title gives new hope to displaced Colombians

Five decades of war drove millions of Colombians to seek a precarious safety in informal settlements, but now some are getting title to their homes.

23 Jan 2018

Couple spend time making sculpture and reading with Eritrean guest

The Parles host 72-year-old Yonasskindis, who was on the verge of homelessness after his original asylum request was rejected.

16 Jan 2018

Jewish family finds Syrian Muslim is the perfect guest

The Goldhills are hosting 21-year-old Faraj, a devout Muslim who accompanies them to the synagogue on Saturdays.

16 Jan 2018