Stand up for the Refugee Convention or millions will pay the price

To mark the 70th anniversary of the 1951 Refugee Convention, UNHCR's Grandi calls on states to renew their commitment to its life-saving principles.

29 Jul 2021

Eritrean refugees in Tigray caught up in conflict

27 Jul 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.

22 Jul 2021

News comment: UNHCR latest update on deteriorating situation of Eritrean refugees in Tigray

This news comment is attributable to Ann Encontre, UNHCR Representative in Ethiopia

15 Jul 2021

Mozambican midwife offers a lifeline for displaced mothers to deliver safely

With over a decade of midwifery training, Rosa helps pregnant women displaced by conflict in northern Mozambique to deliver their babies safely.

14 Jul 2021

Statement by UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi on the situation of Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia's Tigray Region

13 Jul 2021

Dignity for refugee children and self-reliance through dressmaking

South Sudanese tailor Chan Deng is using his skills to dress refugee children in Ethiopia's Nguenyyiel camp, while earning much needed income to provide for his family.

6 Jul 2021

Displaced nurses provide vital health care to others displaced in Ethiopia's Tigray

As UNHCR and other aid agencies scale up the humanitarian response in conflict-torn Tigray, local communities and the displaced are pulling together to support one another.

5 Jul 2021

Regional NGO consultations hosted in Nairobi for the East, Horn of Africa and Great Lakes region

1 Jul 2021