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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.

News and StoriesNews26 Nov 2020

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.

News and StoriesStories25 Nov 2020

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.

News and StoriesStories25 Nov 2020

Asylum-seekers tell of relief as they leave Libya for Rwanda

As life-saving evacuation flights to Rwanda resume after nearly a year-long hiatus due to COVID-19, vulnerable asylum seekers put their ordeals in Libya behind them.

News and StoriesNews20 Nov 2020

'Leave no one behind' in national health plans – UNHCR Assistant High Commissioner for Operations

Addressing this year's High Commissioner's Dialogue on Protection, Raouf Mazou shines a spotlight on the need for inclusion when it comes to health policies.

News and StoriesStories19 Nov 2020

'It was a very emotional moment … I felt that now I definitely exist'

After a lifetime of statelessness, Linda finally gained Russian citizenship in 2018. But hundreds of thousands of others across Europe still struggle to attain that basic right.

News and StoriesStories18 Nov 2020