Indigenous community in Uganda seeks an end to their statelessness

After decades of statelessness, the Benet community in Uganda are struggling to survive and access basic services like education and health care.

1 Dec 2022

Iraqi doctor provides care and comfort to Yazidi survivors

Gynaecologist Nagham Hasan has spent years providing medical and emotional care to former ISIS captives, and pledges to continue "for the long haul" despite often harrowing work.

4 Oct 2022

UNHCR highlights key concerns for refugee health amid record displacement

Despite troubling rates of malnutrition, gains were noted in the inclusion of refugees in national health policies

29 Jul 2022

Global evaluation: International COVID-19 response fell short in upholding refugee rights

8 Jul 2022

Government of Bangladesh and UNHCR establish a specialized hospital in Ukhiya

30 Jun 2022

UN High Commissioner for Refugees calls on states to lift remaining pandemic-related asylum restrictions

20 May 2022

Syrian brothers in Lebanon are a team on the football field and at home

Four young Syrian refugees in Lebanon work as a team to care for their brother with epilepsy, and dream of playing professional football to get him the medical treatment he needs.

21 Apr 2022

Covid-19 and climate crisis worsen inequalities for displaced women and girls

Statement attributed to the UNHCR Assistant High Commissioner for Protection, Gillian Triggs

8 Mar 2022

Afghan refugee psychiatrist offering care in local community in Pakistan

Using her personal experiences and training, Dr. Silsila Sherzad helps to heal mental trauma among refugees and Pakistanis in Quetta, Pakistan.

8 Mar 2022