Displaced Burkinabes find a home as their host finds his purpose

Lambda, a resident of Burkina Faso's Tougouri region, has become a symbol of hope for hundreds of displaced Burkinabes who have found shelter in his home.

17 Jan 2022

Refugee women take the lead in combating gender-based violence

Forcibly displaced women are often best placed to lead interventions on gender-based violence and other issues affecting their communities. All they need is support and resources

24 Nov 2021

Poet and activist Emi Mahmoud brings voices of refugees to COP26

Poet and UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Emtithal (Emi) Mahmoud had conversations with refugees in several countries before composing the poem she will perform at the UN climate change meeting in Glasgow this week.

8 Nov 2021

Rohingya refugees restore depleted forest in Bangladesh

Four years after swathes of forest in southern Bangladesh were cleared to make way for Rohingya refugees, projects to restore the ecosystem and "re-green" the camps are yielding results.

3 Nov 2021

UNHCR deplores violent attack in Rohingya refugee camp

22 Oct 2021

Yemeni humanitarian organization wins 2021 UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, announces the winner of its 2021 Nansen Refugee Award. Five regional winners are also announced.

29 Sep 2021

Yemenis helping rebuild lives on conflict's frontlines win 2021 Nansen Award

Driven by his own experience of displacement, Ameen Jubran and his team kept providing shelter and hope to Yemenis fleeing their homes even as fighting reached its peak.

29 Sep 2021

Flooding, fires and COVID bring fresh challenges for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

The global pandemic, flooding and fires were just some of the hardships faced by Rohingya refugees over the past year.

3 Sep 2021

Shelter needs soar for newly displaced in Yemen's Marib

24 Aug 2021