Families struggle for survival during Afghanistan's coldest winter in a decade

For families living on the brink, cash and other support from UNHCR are a lifeline this winter.

2 Feb 2023

Afghan women affected by Taliban bans on work and study fear for their futures

Displaced women fear they will be unable to support their families without access to work and education.

18 Jan 2023

Child's joy helps Syrian refugee family weather Lebanon's economic crisis

Born without a forearm, Sarah's playful spirit gives her struggling family strength as economic crisis makes a tough situation harder still.

22 Dec 2022

Despite multiple displacements, Honduran woman emerges as a pillar of her community

Each time violence or tragedy erupted in her life, Laura* found herself forced to flee. But a women's organization has helped give her the strength to carry on and become a leader.

21 Dec 2022

Stakeholders stress the role of development in addressing forced displacement

Development cooperation can deliver lasting protection and solutions for refugees, internally displaced and stateless people, forum participants agree, with inclusive policies proving decisive.

12 Dec 2022

Indigenous community in Uganda seeks an end to their statelessness

After decades of statelessness, the Benet community in Uganda are struggling to survive and access basic services like education and health care.

1 Dec 2022

Displaced people join efforts to adapt to climate change in Mozambique

With UNHCR's help, refugees and internally displaced people hit by cyclones are building new homes that can withstand the impacts of climate change.

10 Nov 2022

Displaced women in South Sudan work to hold back floodwaters

Armed only with buckets and determination, hundreds of displaced women worked to clear the road which is a lifeline between their camp and the city of Bentiu.

21 Oct 2022

UNHCR protection chief urges fresh approaches to safeguard refugees

The global response to Ukrainian refugees has shown what political will can achieve in an emergency, Gillian Triggs tells high-level meeting.

13 Oct 2022