COVID-19 worsens already difficult situation for older refugees in Latin America

A new study shows that the coronavirus pandemic has made it even harder for older refugees and other forcibly displaced people to feed themselves and keep a roof over their heads.

26 May 2021

Pandemic-hit Rohingya refugees and local Bangladeshis get help to grow food

Local marketplaces are helping struggling Bangladeshi farmers sell their produce while rooftop gardens are allowing Rohingya refugees to grow their own food.

18 May 2021

Pandemic deepens hunger for displaced people the world over

With COVID-19 lockdowns depriving many of jobs and income, increasing numbers of refugees and asylum-seekers are going hungry.

31 Mar 2021

Yemen's 'marginalized ones' endure hunger, displacement

Conflict and displacement have compounded centuries of discrimination against Yemen's Muhamasheen minority, denying access to jobs, documentation and humanitarian aid.

4 Feb 2021

A cookbook for the holidays celebrates the flavours that make us who we are

In 'Tastes from Home: Recipes from the Refugee Community,' people from all over the world who now call Canada home share their stories and favourite recipes.

17 Dec 2020

Yemenis displaced by conflict now face threats of looming famine

11 Dec 2020

Innovative 'keyhole' gardens help refugees improve their nutrition

A unique yet simple approach to growing vegetables is diversifying refugees' diets in Tanzania's refugee camps.

16 Oct 2020

COVID-19 driving Nicaraguan refugees to hunger and desperation

28 Aug 2020

Food aid offers lifeline to refugees under curfew in Libya

Amid soaring food prices and lack of casual work due to COVID-19 restrictions, joint UNHCR and WFP food aid prevents vulnerable refugees from going hungry.

13 Aug 2020