Donors pledge more than US$7 billion to meet needs of displaced Syrians

UN refugee chief Filippo Grandi says many Syrians have lived through experiences "almost beyond contemplation" but are determined to rebuild their lives.

14 Mar 2019

Eight years on, Syrian refugees weigh thorny question of return

Abdulhay, like the war in Syria, is eight years old. His family are among the millions of refugees wondering what their future holds.

9 Mar 2019

Syrian family come home to a town ravaged by war

After eight years of conflict, some Syrians are slowly returning to areas where they feel safe. For many, it is a harsh homecoming, and the start of a new set of challenges.

7 Mar 2019

Refugees living in Argentina meet Pope Francis

The four refugees - from Syria, Colombia, Venezuela and Senegal - took part in a public audience with the pontiff.

4 Mar 2019

Funding gap leaves refugees in Egypt struggling to cope

Syrian refugee Abdallah left school aged 12 to support his destitute family, and UNHCR warns that more refugees face ruin without urgent increase in funding.

28 Feb 2019

Yemenis' battle to survive deepens as conflict grinds on

Nearly four years of war have left 24.1 million children, women and men in urgent need of food, shelter, medical care and schooling.

26 Feb 2019

Supporting Rohingya refugees and their hosts in Bangladesh

The UN is seeking US$920 million to meet the needs of more than 900,000 refugees from Myanmar and 330,000 vulnerable residents in Bangladesh host communities.

15 Feb 2019

UNHCR chief praises Ethiopia's innovative approach to refugees

Filippo Grandi visits groundbreaking projects that improve the lives of refugees and their host communities.

13 Feb 2019

UNHCR Chief calls for more international support for Tanzania

Concluding a four-day visit to the East African nation, Filippo Grandi urges greater investment for north-west regions hosting 330,000 refugees.

8 Feb 2019