Stories

Help needed to meet 'urgent humanitarian needs' in Syria, Grandi says

After meeting families in Eastern Ghouta struggling to meet their basic needs and now threatened by COVID-19, UN Refugee Chief appeals for more help ease their plight.

20 Sep 2020

As attacks surge in northern Mozambique, families flee multiple times

Violence by armed groups has uprooted more than 250,000 people since 2017 in Cabo Delgado, with many living in dire conditions as they seek safety.

18 Sep 2020

Grandi hails Jordan's inclusion of refugees in COVID response

After first positive cases confirmed in country's Syrian refugee camps, UNHCR chief pledges help to contain virus and praises country's ongoing support for refugees.

15 Sep 2020

Food cuts in the DRC severely impact refugees

UNHCR and WFP have sounded the alarm on the impact of food shortages on refugees in the DRC, after food cuts of up to 25 per cent.

15 Sep 2020

Despite COVID-19 school closures, refugees continue to study and sit for finals

From self-studies, outdoor classes to broadcast lessons, concerted efforts by teachers, communities, governments and UNHCR are helping displaced students study and take their finals.

11 Sep 2020

Sudanese scholar defies all odds and secures a scholarship in Italy

An Italian higher education initiative grants refugee in Ethiopia an opportunity to pursue their dreams.

11 Sep 2020

Hunger and fear stalk survivors of attack in north Cameroon

Violence had already uprooted thousands in the volatile Far North region. Now a spate of deadly attacks leaves survivors fearful of tending their fields.

7 Sep 2020

Coronavirus a dire threat to refugee education

UNHCR report calls for action to support millions of young refugees living in some of the world's most vulnerable communities.

3 Sep 2020

Mo Salah calls for team effort to ensure disadvantaged children receive education

UNHCR warns COVID-19 a dire threat hopes of young refugees

3 Sep 2020