UN High Commissioner for Refugees calls on states to lift remaining pandemic-related asylum restrictions

20 May 2022

Deir-ez-Zor residents find help to rebuild lives from the city's ruins

After years of fighting destroyed much of eastern Syria's largest city and displaced hundreds of thousands of residents, UNHCR is helping families get back on their feet.

10 May 2022

UNHCR raises alarm over Mozambique's "invisible" crisis as climate shocks worsen displacement

10 May 2022

Message from the United Nations humanitarian, refugee, and development chiefs on the situation in Syria and the region

Statement by the Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Martin Griffiths, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, and the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Achim Steiner

10 May 2022

More support needed as Syrian refugees reach breaking point

With no work and struggling to cope amid Lebanon's economic crisis, a Syrian refugee family are relying on their 10-year-old daughter's meagre income to stay afloat.

9 May 2022

Cloud of uncertainty starts to lift for Ukrainian sisters fleeing war

Antonina and Natasha arrived in Slovakia without a plan. By evening, with help from UNHCR, they have a place to stay and hope for the future.

5 May 2022

Refugees samba in Rio's famed Carnival parade to celebrate Brazilian openness

As special guests of the Salgueiro samba school, refugees showed off their fancy footwork and strengthened bonds with the country that has welcomed them.

29 Apr 2022

UN Refugee Agency appeals for urgent action amid soaring deaths at sea

29 Apr 2022

News comment: UNHCR's Grandi fears UK legislation will dramatically weaken refugee protection

27 Apr 2022