Hope for refugees in Angola as they receive COVID-19 vaccines

UNHCR's advocacy efforts pay off as Angola includes refugees and asylum seekers in national COVID-19 vaccination campaign.

22 Dec 2021

Thousands of DR Congo refugees in Zambia opt to head home

21 Dec 2021

A new approach to refugee integration bears fruit in Rwanda

Two years after the Global Refugee Forum, Rwanda shows how inclusive policies in education and livelihoods are unlocking the potential of refugees and their hosts.

14 Dec 2021

Refugee women scale Atlas mountain to tackle gender violence

An all-female group including 13 refugees from six countries set out to climb Mount Toubkal – Morocco's highest peak – to highlight the struggle to end violence against women.

13 Dec 2021

Gender-based violence survivors learn to rebuild engines as they rebuild lives

UNHCR is training women in the DRC to learn useful skills that enhance their self-reliance while challenging gender stereotypes.

10 Dec 2021

Congolese refugees torn between returning home or remaining in exile

While sporadic fighting continues in parts of eastern DR Congo, thousands who fled to Uganda have chosen to return. Others, uncertain about the future, have opted to stay.

9 Dec 2021

UNHCR outraged as three staff members wounded in attack in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo

8 Dec 2021

For refugee with visual impairment, inclusion brings goals into focus

Magartu studies alongside students without disabilities for the first time since she fled from Ethiopia – and she is now among the top in her class.

3 Dec 2021

UNHCR appalled by killings of dozens of displaced people by armed groups in eastern DRC

30 Nov 2021