Stories

Global Compact in Action: Refugees and Ethiopians go to school together

Progressive refugee laws in Ethiopia enable refugees and Ethiopians to study together and share resources.

22 Mar 2019

'Water was a curse then. Now, water is a blessing'

UNHCR and its partners are using solar power to help provide safe, clean water to thousands of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh.

21 Mar 2019

Bringing life back to a city in Mali ravaged by war

After conflict drove residents from Gao, EU funding for wells and community associations is helping them to return and start over.

20 Mar 2019

Venezuelan youth build self-confidence to reach the sky in Trinidad and Tobago

A short documentary follows the life of a Venezuelan refugee family as they get back on their – sky-high – feet learning how to stilt walk.

20 Mar 2019

Access to flexible funding is ever-more important

To maintain an effective response to refugee situations around the world, increasing the percentage of unearmarked funds is more vital than ever before.

19 Mar 2019

Donors pledge more than US$7 billion to meet needs of displaced Syrians

UN refugee chief Filippo Grandi says many Syrians have lived through experiences "almost beyond contemplation" but are determined to rebuild their lives.

14 Mar 2019

Remembering our colleagues Nadia, Jessica and Jackson

Dedicated humanitarians Nadia Adam Abaker Ali, Jessica Hyba and Jackson Musoni were among 157 people who died in the crash of Ethiopian Airlines flight ET 302.

14 Mar 2019

'The world should not abandon South Sudan.'

The Deputy Chair of the National Pre-Transitional Committee explains its role in the Revitalized Agreement of the Resolution of the Conflict in South Sudan.

13 Mar 2019

Eight years on, Syrian refugees weigh thorny question of return

Abdulhay, like the war in Syria, is eight years old. His family are among the millions of refugees wondering what their future holds.

9 Mar 2019