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Brazil field hospital a life saver for indigenous stricken by COVID-19

Native people are among the hardest hit by coronavirus. A field hospital in Boa Vista is helping save their lives.

News and StoriesStories8 Aug 2020

South Sudanese sisters overcome heartbreak and make a new life in Ethiopia

Siblings Nyamach and Nyakoang are among more than 42,000 South Sudanese refugee children in Ethiopia who are either unaccompanied or separated from their parents or guardians.

News and StoriesStories2 Aug 2020

Refugee survivors of sexual abuse find help in Rwanda

Rescued from Libyan detention centres and evacuated to Rwanda, survivors of horrific torture and rape are receiving the help they need to start to heal.

News and StoriesStories29 Jul 2020

Refugee health workers lead COVID-19 battle in Bangladesh camps

Trained community health workers – all of them Rohingya refugees – refer suspected COVID-19 patients in the settlements for testing and care.

News and StoriesStories24 Jul 2020

Young artists drew a world where kindness defeats COVID-19 – We animated it

UNHCR asked youth to draw in solidarity with refugees amid the pandemic. We received 2,000 drawings from 100 countries, chose seven and brought them to life.

News and StoriesStories22 Jul 2020

Afghan doctor helps refugees fight COVID-19, one phone call at a time

Since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak in Iran, Afghan refugee Fezzeh Hosseini has been working tirelessly to help local and Afghan patients affected by the virus.

News and StoriesStories20 Jul 2020