First UNITY Cup shows the power of football to connect refugees and hosts

Tournament featuring teams of female and male refugee and amateur national players highlights the role of sport in empowering displaced people and connecting them to their new communities.

26 Jul 2022

Rohingya and Bangladeshi teachers pair up to tackle education hurdles in camps

Teaching together creates understanding between Rohingya refugees and local Bangladeshis.

20 Jul 2022

War uproots Ukrainian widow from lifelong home in Mykolaiv

After the house she built with her late husband went from sanctuary to bomb shelter, 83-year-old Svetlana left her beloved garden behind to seek safety as a refugee.

14 Jul 2022

UNHCR video game lets pupils experience a refugee's perilous journey

A Syrian refugee game developer, an award-winning Austrian company and UNHCR teamed up to create game that reveals the life-or-death decisions that refugees face.

8 Jul 2022

UNHCR rushes relief supplies, humanitarian staff to Afghanistan's earthquake-hit regions

24 Jun 2022

UNHCR deeply saddened at loss of life and destruction from Afghanistan earthquake

22 Jun 2022

'I just can't stand aside if I know that I can help'

Disability rights activist Tetiana Barantsova escaped the war in Ukraine in a wheelchair. Now she's helping others with disabilities to do the same.

22 Jun 2022

UNHCR Deputy Chief concludes visit to Afghanistan and Pakistan, urges support to address humanitarian needs

17 Jun 2022

Youth groups give young Rohingya refugees skills and a sense of purpose

Adolescent clubs and environmental youth groups are helping to bridge the education gap for Rohingya refugees living in camps in Bangladesh.

26 May 2022