Stories

Rebuilding from the ashes in Cox's Bazar

More than 45,000 Rohingya refugees lost their shelters to fires in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, in 2021. Overcrowded camps with little space between structures increase the risk of devastating fires.

26 Jan 2022

Scholarships in Italy allow refugees to dream again

Refugees able to pursue their dreams of higher education through the University Corridors programme return to their communities equipped with skills and knowledge.

25 Jan 2022

Schoolteachers in Honduras face threats inside the classroom and out

Honduran teachers are being disproportionately affected by the country's gang violence.

24 Jan 2022

Cameroonian refugees in Chad seek means of self-support

Unable to return home after fleeing violent clashes last month, thousands of Cameroonian refugees require assistance while many are eager to provide for themselves.

21 Jan 2022

Crisis-hit families struggle as winter arrives in Lebanon

Devastating impact of economic crisis leaves Lebanese and Syrian families struggling to stay warm and stave off hunger as cold weather grips Lebanon.

18 Jan 2022

Displaced Burkinabes find a home as their host finds his purpose

Lambda, a resident of Burkina Faso's Tougouri region, has become a symbol of hope for hundreds of displaced Burkinabes who have found shelter in his home.

17 Jan 2022

Displaced Afghan families return to destruction and hunger in Helmand

Economic collapse and drought mean that tens of thousands of displaced Afghans who have returned home are facing severe hunger this winter.

10 Jan 2022

Refugee family found safety and stability in Mexico. Next step: citizenship

UNHCR Mexico is ushering in a multi-year planning model aimed at ensuring the continuity of programmes that help refugees from the moment they apply for asylum to their full integration.

6 Jan 2022

Hope for refugees in Angola as they receive COVID-19 vaccines

UNHCR's advocacy efforts pay off as Angola includes refugees and asylum seekers in national COVID-19 vaccination campaign.

22 Dec 2021