UNHCR's Grandi urges greater support for Sudan and South Sudan

With nearly 7 million Sudanese and South Sudanese displaced within and outside their countries, finding solutions based on peace and development is crucial for their future.

24 Aug 2021

Three refugee athletes gain sports scholarships to Canada

Kenya-based middle-distance runners from South Sudan currently in Tokyo with the IOC Refugee Olympic Team in first intake of trailblazing athletic scholarship scheme.

24 Jul 2021

UNHCR calls for renewed commitment to South Sudan's peace, development, and future

9 Jul 2021

Donated airmiles help Eritrean father reunite with his daughters

A new partnership between the charity Miles4Migrants and UNHCR aims to help more refugees to reunite with their families.

31 May 2021

New home beckons for Eritrean family who spent a decade as refugees

The family is due to be resettled to the Netherlands as part of a programme supported by UNHCR.

14 May 2021

Pandemic deepens hunger for displaced people the world over

With COVID-19 lockdowns depriving many of jobs and income, increasing numbers of refugees and asylum-seekers are going hungry.

31 Mar 2021

Aid agencies appeal for funding to support over 2 million South Sudanese refugees in dire need

16 Mar 2021

Uganda shows how including refugees can lift up a whole society

On a visit to Bidibidi settlement, UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi described projects involving government, refugees, aid groups and locals as 'game changers'.

11 Mar 2021

WFP, UNHCR appeal for funding for over 3 million refugees hit by ration cuts in Eastern Africa

2 Mar 2021