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.

8 Apr 2021

UNHCR calls for equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines for refugees

7 Apr 2021

120,000 refugees assisted to access Iran's health insurance scheme

6 Apr 2021

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.

31 Mar 2021

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.

30 Mar 2021

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.

30 Mar 2021

United Nations Chiefs urge donors to support record appeals for Syrians and the region

Joint OCHA/UNHCR/UNDP Press Release

29 Mar 2021

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.

25 Mar 2021

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.

24 Mar 2021