Syrian Swimmer Yusra Mardini appointed UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador
Teenager who competed in Rio Olympics joins at a time of unprecedented crisis with 65 million people displaced worldwide.
Syrian shoemaker achieves business success in Morocco
After fleeing war in Syria, Diyaa set up a workshop in Casablanca and won an award for entrepreneurship.
UNHCR braces for further displacement as Yemen conflict intensifies
On the eve of a key pledging conference to address the crisis in Yemen, the UN Refugee Agency warns up to half a million people could be uprooted by worsening conflict.
Syrian family cook up new possibilities in Portugal
French village opens its chateau as home from home for refugees
Origami helps Syrian refugee shape new life in exile
South Sudan's recent violence splits hundreds of families apart
Escaping war at home, Syrian couple start over in Argentina
Fresh hope in Germany for Syrian girl who fled home in a wheelchair
Press releases and news comments
- Yusra Mardini appointed UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador 27 Apr 2017
- UNHCR's Assistant High Commissioner for Protection visits Afghanistan, urges for sustainable solutions to displaced Afghans 25 Apr 2017
- Canada's 2016 record high level of resettlement praised by UNHCR 24 Apr 2017