Young Rohingya refugees are helping to turn world's largest camp green

Youth groups are championing efforts to regreen refugee camps in Bangladesh and to raise awareness about the impacts of the climate crisis.

15 Nov 2022

UNHCR deplores continued deportation of Myanmar asylum-seekers from Malaysia

25 Oct 2022

UNHCR issues urgent appeal to stop forced returns of Myanmar nationals

This news comment is attributable to Gillian Triggs, UNHCR's Assistant High Commissioner for Protection

20 Oct 2022

Boosting mental health in Thailand's refugee camps

In a new UNHCR programme, trained refugee volunteers are protecting and promoting camp residents' mental health and psychosocial well-being.

10 Oct 2022

Civil society organization in Myanmar wins the regional Nansen Refugee Award

4 Oct 2022

Civil society group hailed for supporting displaced people in remote parts of Myanmar

For its work aiding and empowering communities uprooted by conflict or disaster, Meikswe Myanmar has been named the UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award regional winner for Asia and the Pacific.

4 Oct 2022

Rohingya: A life lived in limbo

In her op-ed for POLITICO, Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett urges global leaders to do more for Rohingya refugees.

28 Sep 2022

Rohingya boy learns language of photography

Five years after a Pulitzer-Prize winning photo made him the face of the Rohingya refugee crisis, a young refugee has taken up a camera himself.

25 Aug 2022

Stateless Rohingya continue to struggle for survival in Myanmar

Five years after 700,000 Rohingya fled to Bangladesh, and a decade after intercommunal violence rocked Rakhine State, those who remain live in a state of limbo.

25 Aug 2022