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

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

UNHCR urges support to address worsening gender-based violence impact on displaced women and girls

25 Nov 2021

Refugee women take the lead in combating gender-based violence

Forcibly displaced women are often best placed to lead interventions on gender-based violence and other issues affecting their communities. All they need is support and resources

24 Nov 2021

Poet and activist Emi Mahmoud brings voices of refugees to COP26

Poet and UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Emtithal (Emi) Mahmoud had conversations with refugees in several countries before composing the poem she will perform at the UN climate change meeting in Glasgow this week.

8 Nov 2021

Rohingya refugees restore depleted forest in Bangladesh

Four years after swathes of forest in southern Bangladesh were cleared to make way for Rohingya refugees, projects to restore the ecosystem and "re-green" the camps are yielding results.

3 Nov 2021

Open letter to G20 Heads of State and Government - UNHCR, IOM & WHO

An appeal to G20 leaders to make vaccines accessible to people on the move

29 Oct 2021

Data reveals plight of Venezuelan refugees and migrants evicted in pandemic

After losing their incomes during COVID-19, Venezuelan refugees and migrants evicted from their homes are now at greater risk than ever, new data visualization shows.

25 Oct 2021

UNHCR deplores violent attack in Rohingya refugee camp

22 Oct 2021