Stories

Colombia's private sector begins to open its doors to Venezuelans

Far from just being a charitable gesture, Colombian firms are finding that hiring Venezuelan refugees and migrants makes good business sense.

14 Nov 2019

Resources strained as thousands flee conflict in eastern Congo

Urgent support needed for thousands displaced by six months of conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's Ituri and North Kivu provinces.

12 Nov 2019

Rohingya man's mission to reunite parents with their lost children now a new film

Documentary by award-winning director follows a refugee dedicated to bringing shattered families back together in Bangladesh.

12 Nov 2019

Clinic helps refugees and Bangladeshis in pain

A physiotherapy clinic in south-east Bangladesh treats Rohingya refugees and their Bangladeshi hosts side by side.

6 Nov 2019

Actress Mahira Khan named UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador for Pakistan

At an appointment ceremony in Islamabad, Khan urges more support for countries which host large numbers of refugees.

6 Nov 2019

Training refugees and Ethiopians for the job market

A vocational programme funded by the German government teaches skills such as cooking, woodworking and mechanics to refugees and their hosts.

29 Oct 2019

Good Samaritan opens her home to Venezuelan women and children in need

Two years ago, a Colombian housewife decided to turn her home into a makeshift shelter for refugees and migrants on a grueling trek to safety.

28 Oct 2019

Local heroes accelerate Malaysia towards Global Goals

24 Oct 2019

Refugees entering Iraq describe anguish at fleeing north-east Syria

As the number of Syrians crossing into the Kurdistan Region of Iraq reaches some 10,000, one new arrival tells of the crowded route to border and her fears of the coming winter.

24 Oct 2019