Celebrating Australian Innovation in Refugee Support
On the occasion of the departure of UNHCR Regional Representative Louise Aubin, on 30 November 2020 UNHCR Multi-Country Representation in Canberra held an event at the National Portrait Gallery to celebrate Australian innovation in refugee support.
Q&A: 'Including refugees in the vaccine rollout is key to ending the pandemic'
Mike Woodman of UNHCR's Public Health Section explains how the organization is working to ensure millions of forcibly displaced people worldwide are protected from the COVID-19 virus.
Iraqi couple among world's first refugees to get COVID-19 jab
After receiving inoculation as part of Jordan's national vaccination plan, Iraqi refugee Raia hopes life will soon return to normal and other refugees will follow her lead.
Hosts offer vital refuge to families fleeing DRC violence
Solidarity shown by local Congolese communities has been critical in the response to mass forced displacement, but funding cuts threaten UNHCR's ability to offer support.
5 ways refugees helped battle COVID-19 in 2020
Amid the pandemic, refugees stepped up to provide healthcare, boost wellness, safeguard their communities and keep us inspired during lockdowns.
Mental health services help refugees transform their lives in Libya
With many refugees and asylum seekers in Libya in need of psychosocial support after years of conflict and insecurity, UNHCR and its partner are providing life-changing help.
'The Nansen Award was one of the most inspiring things in my life'
Nansen Award laureate Zannah Mustapha takes stock of how his life – and those of the children displaced by Boko Haram – has changed since he won the award in 2017.
Cash assistance lessens economic pain of COVID in Jordan
As World Bank-UNHCR study reveals jump in poverty among refugees and host communities during pandemic, cash programmes that offset impact must be scaled up in 2021.
Neil Gaiman and Guillermo del Toro share their 'Films of Hope'
Author and UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Gaiman and director del Toro share a watchlist to support the vulnerable affected by COVID-19.