“Refugees” or “Migrants”? How word choices affect rights and lives
Find information and services for refugees, asylum-seekers and stateless persons
UNHCR helps to save lives and build better futures for the millions of people forced to flee their homes.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency works to ensure that everybody has the right to seek asylum and find safe refuge, having fled violence, persecution, war or disaster at home.
Since 1950, we have faced multiple crises on multiple continents, and provided vital assistance to refugees, asylum-seekers, internally displaced and stateless people, many of whom have nobody left to turn to.
We help to save lives and build better futures for millions forced from home.
GRF Pledges 2023
GRF Pledges 2023
The latest Global Refugee Forum (GRF) took place in December 2023 and aimed to mobilise new actions and commitments that will shape responses to refugees into the mid-2020s and beyond.
Pledges and contributions to refugee responses were made by States, NGOs, private sector organisations and many others from around the world.
Discover the pledges and contributions from Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific to learn how stakeholders in the region are committing to support refugees.
Key facts and figures
As temperatures drop, millions of families forced to flee will face another cold winter far from home.
In Ukraine, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is providing cash assistance, winter supplies and helping to reinforce homes and collective shelters against the harsh weather.
In Lebanon, Jordan, Syria, Afghanistan, as well as in Iran and Pakistan UNHCR is on the ground providing life-saving aid and winter supplies to refugees and displaced families. We are also providing support to families fleeing the Sudan crisis, who are facing similar challenges for the first time.
Your donation is needed more than ever now to protect vulnerable families.
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What Can I do to Support?
Everyone has the right to seek and enjoy asylum. But, for many people in many parts of the world, this right is under threat. Solidarity with all refugees, everywhere, is needed more than ever to defend and uphold this right.
Discover 10 ways you can show solidarity with people forced to flee and take action to give hope, protection and safeguard their rights.