Young Rohingya volunteers confront gender-based violence in crowded Bangladesh camps

UNHCR-backed programmes are empowering young Rohingya men and women to change the behaviour of their peers.

9 Dec 2022

Threadbare disability support faces uncertain future in Bangladesh refugee camps

The limited support available to Rohingya refugees with disabilities in the country's sprawling camps is at risk as humanitarian budgets face cuts.

3 Dec 2022

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

How Thailand's grassroots organizations are working to end statelessness

Community volunteers are helping stateless people in ethnic minority villages navigate the complex process of applying for nationality.

4 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