Threadbare disability support faces uncertain future in Bangladesh refugee camps

The limited support available to Rohingya refugees with disabilities in the country's sprawling camps is at risk as humanitarian budgets face cuts.

3 Dec 2022

UNHCR warns rising tide of hunger, insecurity, and underfunding worsening gender-based violence risks

25 Nov 2022

Food shortages and aid cuts put more displaced women at risk of gender-based violence

Around the world, forcibly displaced women and girls are bearing the brunt of deteriorating economies, rising prices and a lack of funding for humanitarian responses.

25 Nov 2022

Young Rohingya refugees are helping to turn world's largest camp green

Youth groups are championing efforts to regreen refugee camps in Bangladesh and to raise awareness about the impacts of the climate crisis.

15 Nov 2022

UNHCR deplores continued deportation of Myanmar asylum-seekers from Malaysia

25 Oct 2022

UNHCR issues urgent appeal to stop forced returns of Myanmar nationals

This news comment is attributable to Gillian Triggs, UNHCR's Assistant High Commissioner for Protection

20 Oct 2022

Iraqi doctor provides care and comfort to Yazidi survivors

Gynaecologist Nagham Hasan has spent years providing medical and emotional care to former ISIS captives, and pledges to continue "for the long haul" despite often harrowing work.

4 Oct 2022

Civil society group hailed for supporting displaced people in remote parts of Myanmar

For its work aiding and empowering communities uprooted by conflict or disaster, Meikswe Myanmar has been named the UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award regional winner for Asia and the Pacific.

4 Oct 2022

Former midwife delivers safety and hope to Nicaraguan refugee women

Since arriving in Costa Rica more than 50 years ago, Vicenta González has made it her mission to help local and refugee women escape abuse and make a fresh start.

4 Oct 2022