'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: Global displacement hits another record, capping decade-long rising trend

Despite some signs of progress, the speed and scale of forced displacement is outpacing solutions for refugees

16 Jun 2022

Forced displacement hit record high in 2021 with too few able to go home

The number of people forced to flee violence, war and persecution, is outpacing the available solutions.

16 Jun 2022

Ukrainian refugees depict trauma of fleeing war in new short film

"Uprooted" shows how the terrifying memories of conflict live on in those who have escaped, and sends a message of solidarity to refugees around the world.

13 Jun 2022

Mortar blast highlights the deadly legacy of war in South Sudan

Pain, anguish and a search for answers as an explosion kills four refugee boys in Maban County, where decades of conflict have left a cache of unexploded ordnance.

9 Jun 2022

Ukrainian family finds a home away from home in Moldova

Business owners Nadejda and Vitalie converted their office space into a shelter for refugees, including six-year-old Veronika and her family from Odesa.

3 Jun 2022

My advice to other kids as a refugee from Ukraine? Appreciate what you have

Back in Odesa, teenager Daria used to fret about schoolwork and her relationships with family and friends. After fleeing conflict, she urges others her age not to worry about the small stuff.

18 May 2022

Ukrainian refugees find warm welcome in neighbouring Moldova

While many move on, Olga and her children are among 100,000 Ukrainians staying in Moldova, where people and the authorities are offering support with help from UNHCR.

18 May 2022

Message from the United Nations humanitarian, refugee, and development chiefs on the situation in Syria and the region

Statement by the Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Martin Griffiths, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, and the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Achim Steiner

10 May 2022