In Jordan and Lebanon, refugee volunteers boost vaccine uptake
As World Immunization Week aims to boost trust in vaccines, refugee volunteers work to combat misinformation and encourage older refugees to get vaccinated.
Ramadan donations bring hope of better times for Syrian refugees
As the Holy Month approaches, launch of UNHCR's Ramadan fundraising campaign promises desperately needed financial support to refugees struggling during COVID-19.
A decade on, Syrian refugees mired in 'silent war' for survival
As the Syria crisis reaches the 10-year mark, millions of refugees face unprecedented hardship due to rising poverty, lack of opportunity and the impact of COVID-19.
Refugees receive COVID-19 vaccinations in Jordan
Iraqi couple among world's first refugees to get COVID-19 jab
After receiving inoculation as part of Jordan's national vaccination plan, Iraqi refugee Raia hopes life will soon return to normal and other refugees will follow her lead.
Cash assistance lessens economic pain of COVID in Jordan
As World Bank-UNHCR study reveals jump in poverty among refugees and host communities during pandemic, cash programmes that offset impact must be scaled up in 2021.
Gender-based violence on the rise during lockdowns
Data shows that displaced women and girls worldwide are experiencing increased gender-based violence during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jordanian scientist finds winning formula to get kids reading
Rana Dajani is regional winner for MENA of the UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award for her programme to get children reading for pleasure, that has since gone global.