COVID-19 tops list of UNHCR's most underfunded crises in 2021

New report shows UNHCR's pandemic response has received just a third of the funds needed for this year, threatening the health and wellbeing of forcibly displaced people globally.

17 Sep 2021

UNHCR warns of dire consequences for refugees from COVID-19 underfunding

17 Sep 2021

UN High Commissioner for Refugees praises the Republic of Turkey for its continued commitment to provide protection to all those in need

10 Sep 2021

'I tell everyone that we need to take this vaccine.'

Refugee health workers included in the national vaccine rollout stand in support of Ethiopia's COVID-19 response.

10 Sep 2021

Flooding, fires and COVID bring fresh challenges for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

The global pandemic, flooding and fires were just some of the hardships faced by Rohingya refugees over the past year.

3 Sep 2021

Over 1,500 displaced children receive birth certificates in Nigeria

Nigeria scales up birth registration of children at risk of statelessness, living in camps for internally displaced people.

31 Aug 2021

"I hope the focus on Afghanistan will continue. UNHCR is here for the long run."

UNHCR's Representative in Afghanistan, Caroline Van Buren, describes the current situation in the country and how our staff and partners are helping displaced people.

26 Aug 2021

Displaced Somalis and refugees struggle to recover as climate change brings new threats

Communities across Somalia are facing disaster upon disaster with little time or resources to recover in between.

17 Aug 2021

UNHCR concerned over U.S. expulsion flights under COVID-19 asylum restrictions

11 Aug 2021