The Nobel laureate who tackles themes of displacement, history and home

Abdulrazak Gurnah reflects on the isolation and hostility he had to face as a young man – and argues in favour of more humane attitudes towards refugees and asylum seekers.

28 Apr 2022

UNHCR and partners call for sustained funding and support for Rohingya refugees

29 Mar 2022

Young people in Myanmar's Rakhine State tackle ethnic divisions

Youth groups made up of Rakhine and Rohingya members are coming up with solutions to shared challenges in Myanmar's ethnically divided Rakhine State.

23 Mar 2022

A refugee and advocate reflects on being a Black woman in the US

After fleeing conflict in Liberia as a child, Lourena Gboeah describes during Black History Month how she now draws on her own experiences in her career as a leading refugee advocate.

21 Feb 2022

UNHCR steps up aid for displaced in Myanmar as conflict intensifies

11 Feb 2022

Displaced families in crisis-hit Myanmar struggle for survival

Some 440,000 people forced from their homes inside the country since February 2021 have sought refuge wherever they can, often fleeing again and again.

11 Feb 2022

Refugee women take the lead in combating gender-based violence

Forcibly displaced women are often best placed to lead interventions on gender-based violence and other issues affecting their communities. All they need is support and resources

24 Nov 2021

Rohingya refugees restore depleted forest in Bangladesh

Four years after swathes of forest in southern Bangladesh were cleared to make way for Rohingya refugees, projects to restore the ecosystem and "re-green" the camps are yielding results.

3 Nov 2021

UNHCR deplores violent attack in Rohingya refugee camp

22 Oct 2021