Stories

Global campaign boosts COVID-19 prevention among refugees

The Hygiene & Behaviour Change Coalition, funded by the UK government and Unilever, reaches 1 billion people, including refugees, in its outreach efforts.

18 Apr 2021

'They killed my husband. If I'd stayed, they would have killed me too'

Deadly gang violence is driving record numbers of women, children and even entire families to flee the North of Central America to seek refuge in Mexico.

13 Apr 2021

Global faith leaders unite to help tackle forced displacement

Members of the newly formed Multi-Religious Council of Leaders make individual commitments to promote peace and offer support to forcibly displaced people.

13 Apr 2021

Ramadan donations bring hope of better times for Syrian refugees

As the Holy Month approaches, launch of UNHCR's Ramadan fundraising campaign promises desperately needed financial support to refugees struggling during COVID-19.

12 Apr 2021

Artist nurtures creativity through online community of women refugees

An online art project is helping women refugees overcome restrictions imposed by the global pandemic to develop creativity and build self-confidence.

8 Apr 2021

In Chad, Central African refugee keeps hope alive

Chad has offered sanctuary to refugees from Central African Republic, where renewed violence continues to force tens of thousands to flee.

7 Apr 2021

'They took away my biggest gift in life - my family'

As thousands flee non-state armed groups attacks in northern Mozambique, urgent resources are needed to support them and the communities hosting them.

7 Apr 2021

Refugee athletes' epic journey toward Tokyo Games dramatized in new video

The Journey' depicts a refugee's path from conflict to international competition, revealing the power of sport to change the lives of forcibly displaced people everywhere.

6 Apr 2021

Fresh start for Malian refugees in Burkina Faso as camp reopens

The Goudoubo camp, empty after violence forced residents out, now bustles as schools and healthcare centres rebuild and businesses reopen.

1 Apr 2021