Tragic image of drowned father and child must propel prevention measures
UNHCR calls for US$210 million to address deaths and abuses on Central and Western Mediterranean routes
Thousands fleeing new Congo violence, Uganda refugee facilities dangerously stretched
UNHCR to launch first Global Refugee Forum
UNHCR welcomes support of 175 cities worldwide for refugees
131 refugees evacuated out of Libya to Niger, amidst ongoing conflict in Tripoli
Attacks in north-east Congo force thousands to flee to Uganda
Congolese refugees crossing into Uganda speak of brutal attacks in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's Ituri province.
Syrian director unites refugees and locals through drama
Theatre director Bassem uses acting classes to offer safe space for young refugees and locals in Alexandria, building their self-confidence and a sense of community.
On a trek to safety, Somalis risk all in Libya
UNHCR seeks US$210 million to help refugees risking death, rape, arbitrary detention, forced labour and starvation as they travel towards the Mediterranean.
Nigerian widow opens her doors to Cameroonian refugees
Fleeing conflict and insecurity in Cameroon, some refugees have found shelter, a warm welcome and support from a 77-year-old Nigerian widow.
A message to the world's refugees from UNHCR chief Filippo Grandi
Refugee chief says World Refugee Day is a moment to recognize the courage of the 70 million who have fled war, violence and persecution.
Live Blog: World Refugee Day is held amid record displacement
From Australasia to the Americas, UNHCR is celebrating the courage and determination of children, women and men driven from their homes.
'I stopped by your house in Syria today, but no one was home'
After nearly eight years of war, I paid a visit to the house where my friend Hani Al Moulia grew up. Like vast parts of his hometown, it was in a state of ruin. That night, I wrote Hani a letter:
Venezuelans risk life and limb to seek help in Colombia
Refugees and migrants brave floods, bandits and treacherous footpaths in a desperate search for food, medicine and safety in Cúcuta.
UNHCR aid for Cyclone Idai survivors arrives in Mozambique
An aircraft carrying tents, tarpaulins, mosquito nets, solar lanterns and other vital relief lands in Mozambique to support 10,000 survivors.