Relief for asylum seekers offered a new life outside Libya

Survivors of violence among 93 vulnerable individuals on board first evacuation flight to Italy for two years as part of new emergency mechanism.

25 Nov 2021

Hawa Hassan and Mindy Kaling team up to make a Somali pasta dish on BuzzFeed Tasty

Somali home-cook Hawa Hassan guides actor, producer and UNHCR supporter, Mindy Kaling, through how to make Suugo Suqaar, a spicy Somali pasta dish.

8 Sep 2021

Displaced Somalis and refugees struggle to recover as climate change brings new threats

Communities across Somalia are facing disaster upon disaster with little time or resources to recover in between.

17 Aug 2021

Irish Somali woman steps up campaign against female genital mutilation

Ifrah Ahmed's fight against FGM has taken on a new urgency during the COVID-19 pandemic.

5 Aug 2021

UNHCR warns of critical protection gaps for people on the move in the Sahel and East Africa

30 Jul 2021

Solar cooperatives give refugees and locals in Ethiopia clean energy and livelihoods

Refugees and locals are coming together to provide affordable, green energy to their communities in Ethiopia's Somali region.

3 Jun 2021

Grandi praises Rwanda for offering life-saving haven for refugees

In Rwanda, UN High Commissioner for Refugees visits facility providing safe route out of Libya for refugees and asylum-seekers, including Somali couple who faced detention and abuse

26 Apr 2021

UNHCR welcomes Iceland's decision to join global efforts to end statelessness

29 Jan 2021

'All I want is a doctor for my brother and a school for me'

More than 2,200 asylum seekers and refugees have now been relocated from reception centres on Greek islands and elsewhere in Greece to other European countries.

20 Jan 2021