Southern hemisphere winter increases hardship for displaced Venezuelans

9 Jun 2021

Southern winter spells trouble for Venezuelan refugees and migrants

In the southern half of South America, plummeting temperatures bring additional hardships for those living on the streets, adding to the misery brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.

9 Jun 2021

Raya Abirached appointed as UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador in the MENA Region

26 Apr 2021

United Nations Chiefs urge donors to support record appeals for Syrians and the region

Joint OCHA/UNHCR/UNDP Press Release

29 Mar 2021

Alphonso Davies becomes the first footballer to take UNHCR's Goodwill Ambassador title

Davies is the first footballer and first Canadian to become a Global Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR.

24 Mar 2021

Inside Syria, millions face destitution after a decade of pain

Compounding crises increase misery for Syrian families trying to pick up the pieces after ten years of conflict, including 6.7 million people still displaced inside the country.

15 Mar 2021

A decade on, Syrian refugees mired in 'silent war' for survival

As the Syria crisis reaches the 10-year mark, millions of refugees face unprecedented hardship due to rising poverty, lack of opportunity and the impact of COVID-19.

12 Mar 2021

A decade of death, destruction and displacement must not sap our solidarity with Syrians

Statement attributable to Filippo Grandi, UN High Commissioner for Refugees

12 Mar 2021

British Hollywood actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw named UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador

24 Feb 2021