Artist nurtures creativity through online community of women refugees
An online art project is helping women refugees overcome restrictions imposed by the global pandemic to develop creativity and build self-confidence.
UNHCR calls for equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines for refugees
120,000 refugees assisted to access Iran's health insurance scheme
Pandemic deepens hunger for displaced people the world over
With COVID-19 lockdowns depriving many of jobs and income, increasing numbers of refugees and asylum-seekers are going hungry.
Serbia vaccinates refugees against COVID-19
Serbia is including refugees and asylum-seekers in its national vaccination rollout, with support from UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency.
Nepal becomes first country in Asia Pacific to vaccinate refugees against COVID-19
Nepal is vaccinating refugees over the age of 65 as part of its national vaccination rollout.
United Nations Chiefs urge donors to support record appeals for Syrians and the region
Joint OCHA/UNHCR/UNDP Press Release
Awards honour refugee-led response to COVID-19 pandemic
UNHCR's 2020 NGO Innovation Awards honour the role of refugee-led organizations in helping forcibly displaced and vulnerable people cope during the pandemic.
Alphonso Davies becomes the first footballer to take UNHCR's Goodwill Ambassador title
Davies is the first footballer and first Canadian to become a Global Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR.