Yazidi women box their way to recovery

A boxing project implemented by an NGO Innovation Award winner is empowering displaced Yazidi women and girls in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.

23 Jun 2022

On this World Refugee Day, the right to seek safety has never been more important

20 Jun 2022

UNHCR and Clowns Without Borders bring laughter to refugee children and their hosts in Zimbabwe

With UNHCR's support, Spain based Clowns Without Borders prioritize the well-being of children through fun-filled activities tailored to help relieve stress and put the smile back on their faces.

13 Jun 2022

Refugee-led business provides clean energy to camp residents

A Congolese refugee is providing a lifeline for thousands of refugees and their hosts in Kenya's Kakuma camp through sustainable, reliable and affordable energy.

5 Jun 2022

UNHCR deeply concerned by renewed violence displacing thousands in North Kivu, DR Congo

27 May 2022

Dressing to impress gives lift to refugees in South Sudan

Amid ration cuts, more than one million items of clothing donated by retailers Gap Inc. and Hanes bring a welcome boost to refugees and hosts in South Sudan.

11 May 2022

Hopeful Central African refugees return home from DR Congo

After fleeing violence and spending years living in camps, UNHCR is easing the route home for thousands of refugees from CAR who are choosing to return to safer areas.

6 May 2022

Refugees samba in Rio's famed Carnival parade to celebrate Brazilian openness

As special guests of the Salgueiro samba school, refugees showed off their fancy footwork and strengthened bonds with the country that has welcomed them.

29 Apr 2022

UNHCR and partners seek urgent funds to help thousands of refugees fleeing to Uganda

29 Apr 2022