Young Rohingya volunteers confront gender-based violence in crowded Bangladesh camps

UNHCR-backed programmes are empowering young Rohingya men and women to change the behaviour of their peers.

9 Dec 2022

Threadbare disability support faces uncertain future in Bangladesh refugee camps

The limited support available to Rohingya refugees with disabilities in the country's sprawling camps is at risk as humanitarian budgets face cuts.

3 Dec 2022

UNHCR calls for support, solidarity amid rise in risky Andaman Sea crossings

2 Dec 2022

Young Rohingya refugees are helping to turn world's largest camp green

Youth groups are championing efforts to regreen refugee camps in Bangladesh and to raise awareness about the impacts of the climate crisis.

15 Nov 2022

UN Refugee Agency warns of extreme hardship for forcibly displaced families this winter

11 Nov 2022

UNHCR deplores continued deportation of Myanmar asylum-seekers from Malaysia

25 Oct 2022

UNHCR issues urgent appeal to stop forced returns of Myanmar nationals

This news comment is attributable to Gillian Triggs, UNHCR's Assistant High Commissioner for Protection

20 Oct 2022

Back to basics cookery show helps refugees in Algeria amid food crisis

In response to ration cuts and rising prices, Sahrawi refugees are watching an unusual cookery show to help them prepare nutritious meals with only a few ingredients.

14 Oct 2022

UNHCR protection chief urges fresh approaches to safeguard refugees

The global response to Ukrainian refugees has shown what political will can achieve in an emergency, Gillian Triggs tells high-level meeting.

13 Oct 2022