Afghan teen makes her mark on Ecuadorian city that gave her refuge

Zohra was just 11 when she and her family fled to Ecuador. Now 16, she paints murals on buildings in her host city as a way of reconciling her two worlds.

19 Oct 2021

UNHCR's Grandi urges increase in the scope of humanitarian assistance in Syria, including to people returning from displacement

18 Oct 2021

UNHCR calls on states to expedite family reunification procedures for Afghan refugees

15 Oct 2021

News comment by UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi on solutions for millions of forcibly displaced people from Sudan and South Sudan

5 Oct 2021

Volunteer cyclists deliver aid to isolated communities in eastern Ukraine

Volunteers are using bicycles and tricycles donated by UNHCR to reach vulnerable people in eastern Ukraine with aid and companionship.

30 Sep 2021

UN agencies call for protection measures and a comprehensive regional approach for Haitians on the move

Joint statement by UNHCR, IOM, UNICEF, OHCHR

30 Sep 2021

Honduran man devotes life to rescuing young people from deadly gangs

After the murder of his younger brother, Santiago Ávila and his family had to seek safety in another region of Honduras. Santiago has since made it his mission to save other families from the same fate.

29 Sep 2021

News Comment: UNHCR echoes call for global action to resolve internal displacement

This news comment is attributable to Raouf Mazou, UNHCR's Assistant High Commissioner for Operations

29 Sep 2021

UNHCR warns of dire consequences for refugees from COVID-19 underfunding

17 Sep 2021