Five things you should know about Afghanistan

Over the past year, parts of Afghanistan have become safer, but the country is in the grip of a humanitarian crisis.

15 Aug 2022

Ukrainian village torn apart by war begins long process of rebuilding

After deadly attacks left much of rural Nalyvaikivka in ruins, UNHCR is helping local families with temporary housing and construction materials as they look to rebuild.

11 Aug 2022

UNHCR's Grandi urges more support as Chad confronts multiple crises

With nearly 600,000 refugees and 400,000 internally displaced people, Chad remains a major host country despite facing its own socio-economic, political and security challenges.

16 Jul 2022

Ethiopian families struggle to survive amid record drought

UNHCR is supporting local authorities in the Somali Region of Ethiopia to provide urgent aid to thousands forced to leave in search of water during worst drought for 40 years.

28 Jun 2022

UNHCR appeals for life-saving aid for millions affected by catastrophic Horn of Africa drought

28 Jun 2022

Taking forward the UN Secretary-General's Action Agenda on Internal Displacement

Joint Statement by the Principals of DCO, IOM, OCHA, UNDP and UNHCR

24 Jun 2022

Yazidi women box their way to recovery

A boxing project implemented by an NGO Innovation Award winner is empowering displaced Yazidi women and girls in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.

23 Jun 2022

'I just can't stand aside if I know that I can help'

Disability rights activist Tetiana Barantsova escaped the war in Ukraine in a wheelchair. Now she's helping others with disabilities to do the same.

22 Jun 2022

On World Refugee Day, UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Ben Stiller calls for equal treatment of refugees - whoever, wherever, whenever

Stiller: "Protecting people forced to flee is a collective global responsibility. We have to remember this could happen to anyone, anywhere."

20 Jun 2022