Local groups offer vital assistance to newly displaced in Myanmar

UNHCR is partnering with local communities and faith groups to help an estimated 200,000 people driven from their homes by fresh violence since February's military takeover.

22 Jul 2021

Attacks by armed group displace 20,000 civilians in eastern DRC

16 Jul 2021

UNHCR warns of imminent humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan

13 Jul 2021

Expelled asylum seekers 'crying out for help' in northern Mexico

Removed from the United States, asylum-seekers fear for their safety in northern Mexico and deadly violence if they return to their Central American homelands.

12 Jul 2021

UNHCR's Assistant High Commissioner for Protection Gillian Triggs among laureates of inaugural Ruth Bader Ginsburg Medal of Honor

5 Jul 2021

News Comment by UNHCR EU Representative on launch of Slovenian Presidency of the European Union

This news comment is attributable to Gonzalo Vargas Llosa, UNHCR Representative to the EU, Belgium, Ireland, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands

30 Jun 2021

Global Roundtable charts joint action for protection of forcibly displaced LGBTIQ+ people

Joint Press Release by UNHCR and UN Independent Expert on Protection Against Violence and Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

29 Jun 2021

IOM and UNHCR condemn the return of migrants and refugees to Libya

Joint UNHCR/IOM press release

16 Jun 2021

News comment: Statement on refugee registration and data collection in Bangladesh

This comment is in response to a number of media inquiries UNHCR has received on the collection of data of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh.

15 Jun 2021