Nearly 40 million at heightened risk of violence, discrimination and rights abuses as Covid spawns a 'coping crisis'
UN High Commissioner for Refugees visits Sudan as new refugee arrivals cross 43,000
UNHCR warns second wave of COVID pandemic driving further violence against refugee women and girls
Ethiopian refugee numbers in Sudan cross the 40,000 mark
UN High Commissioner for Refugees warns of grave consequences if world looks away from Afghanistan, reiterates importance of finding solutions to Afghan displacement
UNHCR airlifts emergency aid for Ivorian refugees in Liberia
Survivors of sexual violence rebuild their lives in the DRC
Over 300 women survivors of sexual and gender-based violence are receiving training and psychosocial support to help them reintegrate into society.
'Climate change is the defining crisis of our time and it particularly impacts the displaced'
UNHCR's Special Advisor on Climate Action, Andrew Harper, outlines how global warming is driving displacement, and why decisive action is vital now.
UNHCR chief calls for support for Sudan as it hosts Ethiopia refugees
Filippo Grandi also launches an appeal for nearly US$150 million to help the government of Sudan look after the refugees.
As refugee numbers surge, Ethiopians seek word of loved ones
Over 40,000 Ethiopians have fled the Tigray crisis into eastern Sudan, with no sign of a let-up in new arrivals. Many anxiously hope to be reunited with their families.
Gender-based violence on the rise during lockdowns
Data shows that displaced women and girls worldwide are experiencing increased gender-based violence during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Six 'Films of Hope' for uncertain times
Sex and the City co-stars Kristin Davis and Cynthia Nixon chat about their go-to films for inspiration and what the world needs to fight the coronavirus.
Young artists drew a world where kindness defeats COVID-19 – We animated it
UNHCR asked youth to draw in solidarity with refugees amid the pandemic. We received 2,000 drawings from 100 countries, chose seven and brought them to life.
As coronavirus spreads, refugee doctors want to join the fight
Trained medics working as cashiers and wait staff want their qualifications recognized so they can save lives in the pandemic.
Venezuelan counsellors offer fellow refugees 'psychological first aid'
In Peru, Venezuelan mental health professionals are reaching out to the diaspora with remote sessions to help them cope in the coronavirus pandemic.