Stories

Donors pledge more than US$7 billion to meet needs of displaced Syrians

UN refugee chief Filippo Grandi says many Syrians have lived through experiences "almost beyond contemplation" but are determined to rebuild their lives.

14 Mar 2019

Remembering our colleagues Nadia, Jessica and Jackson

Dedicated humanitarians Nadia Adam Abaker Ali, Jessica Hyba and Jackson Musoni were among 157 people who died in the crash of Ethiopian Airlines flight ET 302.

14 Mar 2019

Eight years on, Syrian refugees weigh thorny question of return

Abdulhay, like the war in Syria, is eight years old. His family are among the millions of refugees wondering what their future holds.

9 Mar 2019

Rohingya refugee women raise their voices in Bangladesh

Women refugees take up key roles as bloc leaders, teachers and even road workers in Bangladesh, where they have sought refuge.

8 Mar 2019

Soap making offers fresh start to grieving Syrian refugee

Having fled to Jordan after losing her son and her home, a small act of kindness helped Najwa build a successful business and transform her life in exile.

7 Mar 2019

'Guardian angel' offers lifeline to abused refugee women in South Sudan

Volunteers living in Maban County's refugee camps have opened up their homes to care for women affected by sexual and gender-based violence.

7 Mar 2019

Syrian family come home to a town ravaged by war

After eight years of conflict, some Syrians are slowly returning to areas where they feel safe. For many, it is a harsh homecoming, and the start of a new set of challenges.

7 Mar 2019

Irish woman sets up community programme to help refugees

An Irish woman pilots the country's first sponsorship programme to help welcome refugees into the community in her small town.

6 Mar 2019

Refugees living in Argentina meet Pope Francis

The four refugees - from Syria, Colombia, Venezuela and Senegal - took part in a public audience with the pontiff.

4 Mar 2019