Stories

Syrian children fleeing war alone find a welcome in Spain

Andalusia's regional government welcomed eight unaccompanied Syrian children relocated from Greece last year, a first in Spain.

27 Jun 2017

Iftar meals bring spirit of Ramadan to struggling refugees

In Lebanon and Jordan, providing daily meals gives a sense of community back to refugees fasting in the holy month of Ramadan.

23 Jun 2017

Award puts Malian refugee on road to university in Mauritania

Fatimetou is the only woman among this year's 18 recipients of DAFI scholarships at Nouakchott University, which enable young refugees to enrol in higher education.

23 Jun 2017

Artist's words and colour transform Syrian refugee tent

UNHCR presents new work by British artist Kate Daudy at London's Migration Museum

23 Jun 2017

Syrian student's library helps Arabic culture blossom in Berlin

Syrian refugee Muhannad has created a library devoted to Arabic literature and a venue for readings by authors from Berlin's literary scene.

22 Jun 2017

A day isn't enough; UK marks Refugee Week with events and activism

UNHCR combines with Migration Museum in London and Hull Festival to showcase artist Kate Daudy's refugee tent from Jordan

20 Jun 2017

Live Blog: World Refugee Day gets under way amid record displacement

From Australasia to the Americas, UNHCR is leading celebrations of the lives of men, women and children finding new hope after escaping danger.

20 Jun 2017

Pastor and parishioners make refugees feel at home in U.S.

Reverend Bill Bigger and the local community are coming together to help shelter refugees resettled to North Carolina.

20 Jun 2017

Forced displacement worldwide at its highest in decades

UNHCR's annual Global Trends report says an unprecedented 65.6 million people were uprooted from their homes by conflict and persecution at the end of 2016.

19 Jun 2017