South Sudanese refugee artist wins EU sponsored COVID-19 art competition

Kuena James Dak, 24, is the winner of a stop-motion animation contest on COVID-19 awareness in Uganda.

12 Apr 2021

Pandemic deepens hunger for displaced people the world over

With COVID-19 lockdowns depriving many of jobs and income, increasing numbers of refugees and asylum-seekers are going hungry.

31 Mar 2021

Serbia vaccinates refugees against COVID-19

Serbia is including refugees and asylum-seekers in its national vaccination rollout, with support from UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency.

30 Mar 2021

Better access to water improves lives for refugees and their hosts in Zimbabwe camp

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and partners have improved water supply at Tongogara camp, in a project funded by the African Development Bank.

22 Mar 2021

Armed attacks kill hundreds, displace 40,000 civilians in northeast DR Congo

19 Mar 2021

Aid agencies appeal for funding to support over 2 million South Sudanese refugees in dire need

16 Mar 2021

Violence forces Central African family into exile once more

Less than a year after returning home following a first spell in exile, Paul and his family again sought refuge in DRC following the latest wave of violence in the Central African Republic.

12 Mar 2021

Uganda shows how including refugees can lift up a whole society

On a visit to Bidibidi settlement, UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi described projects involving government, refugees, aid groups and locals as 'game changers'.

11 Mar 2021

UNHCR concerned by Hungary's latest measures affecting access to asylum

10 Mar 2021