UNHCR calls on states to expedite family reunification procedures for Afghan refugees
Hungry and shivering, Kabul displaced brace for bleak winter
In Kabul, nearly 50,000 Afghans displaced from other parts of the country by recent fighting are desperate to receive aid before winter sets in.
Serbian human rights lawyer fights for the rights of refugees and asylum-seekers
UNHCR has named Nikola Kovačević the UNHCR Regional Nansen Refugee Award winner for Europe for his dedication to providing legal assistance to refugees and asylum-seekers in Serbia.
Afghan refugee doctor dares women and girls to dream
Doctor Saleema Rehman is the regional winner for Asia for UNHCR's annual Nansen Refugee Award for her dedication to promoting girls' education in her community and for her contribution to Pakistan's COVID-19 response.
UN High Commissioner for Refugees completes three-day visit to Afghanistan
We decide how to treat refugees - it's dehumanizing to deprive them of an education
For the launch of the UNHCR 2021 Education Report, US author and vlogger John Green says learning opportunities for refugee children are utterly inadequate and the world must acknowledge their right to an education.
'After the airlift'. News Comment attributable to UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi
The evacuation from Kabul is coming to an end. A larger crisis is just beginning.
"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.
UNHCR receives largest private sector contribution for Afghanistan crisis in 2021
The LEGO Foundation and KIRKBI, the owners of the LEGO Group, contribute 30 million DKK US$4.7 million) to support UNHCR's emergency response in Afghanistan.