UNHCR Chief praises 'life and death' decisions taken by aid workers
Ahead of World Humanitarian Day, Filippo Grandi honours humanitarians who lost their lives helping those in need as displacement figures hit record high.
Fleeing violence, Nicaraguans seek safety in Costa Rica
Escaping killings, rights violations and political tensions at home, thousands are claiming asylum across the Central American nation's southern border.
Returning Congolese find homes in ruins, livelihoods destroyed
Visiting UNHCR team reports enormous humanitarian challenges in DR Congo's Ituri province.
'Right now, despite the danger, South Sudan is where I belong'
Lebanon eases birth registration rules for Syrian refugees
Award-winning technologist inspires girls to learn coding
New support for refugees also helps hosts -- World Bank official
Hunger, despair drive indigenous groups to leave Venezuela
Colombian LGBTI couple flees threats to find welcome in Switzerland
Press releases and news comments
- Statement by UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie on the death of former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan 18 Aug 2018
- Statement of UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi on the death of the former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan 18 Aug 2018
- UNHCR welcomes Aquarius resolution, but stresses need for more predictable approach to disembarkation 15 Aug 2018
- Militias evict and disperse 1,900 displaced people in Libya 14 Aug 2018
- Paraguay adopts new law for the protection and naturalization of stateless people 14 Aug 2018
- Rohingya refugee settlements in Bangladesh weather record rains; relocation efforts in full swing 10 Aug 2018