Living amid ruins, Afghans get help to build shelters
Afghanistan's shortage of decent and affordable housing is one of the biggest challenges facing millions of displaced and returning refugees. A new project is offering some a solution.
Uganda opens border to thousands fleeing Congo violence
Country lifts COVID-19 closure to admit refugees escaping escalating violence in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Refugees and their host communities in India hard hit by coronavirus lockdown
Life was already a struggle for many of the 40,276 refugees registered with UNHCR in India, but the coronavirus pandemic has made their survival even more precarious.
Enhanced support for Syria refugees vital amid COVID-19 pandemic - UNHCR chief
UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi tells donors enhanced support is needed to prevent refugees and their hosts from slipping "deeper into poverty and despair."
Economic misery engulfs Syrian refugees and their hosts
In Lebanon, the capacity of local community and Syrian refugees to provide mutual support is being stretched to breaking point by economic turmoil and the COVID-19 crisis.
More than 30,000 refugees flee violence in northwestern Nigeria in last two months alone
Growing insecurity forces thousands, mainly women and children, to seek safety in neighbouring Niger.
For Salvadoran LGBTI people, "At the moment, it's riskier than ever"
A transgender activist speaks with Mexican actor Alfonso Herrera about how the LGBTI community in El Salvador is dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.
Cate Blanchett receives award for humanitarian work with UNHCR
Actor and director Cate Blanchett wins Variety award and honours Alessandra Morelli, representative in Niger for UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency.
Syrian family awaits end of lockdown to start new life in Norway
Airport closure put Wafaa and her family's resettlement on hold, but she hopes that once crisis eases they can leave Lebanon and her teenage son can stop work.