Artist nurtures creativity through online community of women refugees

An online art project is helping women refugees overcome restrictions imposed by the global pandemic to develop creativity and build self-confidence.

8 Apr 2021

UNHCR calls for equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines for refugees

7 Apr 2021

120,000 refugees assisted to access Iran's health insurance scheme

6 Apr 2021

Pandemic deepens hunger for displaced people the world over

With COVID-19 lockdowns depriving many of jobs and income, increasing numbers of refugees and asylum-seekers are going hungry.

31 Mar 2021

Serbia vaccinates refugees against COVID-19

Serbia is including refugees and asylum-seekers in its national vaccination rollout, with support from UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency.

30 Mar 2021

Nepal becomes first country in Asia Pacific to vaccinate refugees against COVID-19

Nepal is vaccinating refugees over the age of 65 as part of its national vaccination rollout.

30 Mar 2021

Awards honour refugee-led response to COVID-19 pandemic

UNHCR's 2020 NGO Innovation Awards honour the role of refugee-led organizations in helping forcibly displaced and vulnerable people cope during the pandemic.

25 Mar 2021

Rohingya refugees and local Bangladeshis benefit from inclusive COVID-19 response

Healthcare facilities in Cox's Bazar have been treating both Rohingya refugee and Bangladeshi COVID patients. Now, a national vaccination campaign will take the same inclusive approach.

18 Mar 2021

Aid agencies appeal for funding to support over 2 million South Sudanese refugees in dire need

16 Mar 2021