Burundian refugees head home but face reintegration challenges

Over 60,000 refugees have returned this year from across the region as tensions ease in Burundi, although more aid is urgently needed to help them pick up their lives and start over.

27 Oct 2021

UNHCR restarts operation to help return of refugees from the Central African Republic

26 Oct 2021

UNHCR's Grandi urges increase in the scope of humanitarian assistance in Syria, including to people returning from displacement

18 Oct 2021

Hungry and shivering, Kabul displaced brace for bleak winter

In Kabul, nearly 50,000 Afghans displaced from other parts of the country by recent fighting are desperate to receive aid before winter sets in.

15 Oct 2021

'Political will' needed to safeguard 82.4 million displaced - UNHCR protection chief

'Urgent global collaboration' is required to put agreed protection principles into practice, Gillian Triggs tells high-level gathering.

7 Oct 2021

UNHCR's Grandi: Greater international cooperation needed to 'solve multiple crises'

Only 'robust conflict resolution efforts' will prevent global displacement topping 100 million, UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi tells high-level meeting.

4 Oct 2021

2021 Nansen Refugee Award celebrates 'bravery and dedication' of Yemeni aid group

The Jeel Albena aid organization stayed on the ground during the worst of Yemen's six-year conflict to provide shelter and hope to thousands of internally displaced people.

4 Oct 2021

Volunteer cyclists deliver aid to isolated communities in eastern Ukraine

Volunteers are using bicycles and tricycles donated by UNHCR to reach vulnerable people in eastern Ukraine with aid and companionship.

30 Sep 2021

Yemeni humanitarian organization wins 2021 UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, announces the winner of its 2021 Nansen Refugee Award. Five regional winners are also announced.

29 Sep 2021