Hope for refugees in Angola as they receive COVID-19 vaccines

UNHCR's advocacy efforts pay off as Angola includes refugees and asylum seekers in national COVID-19 vaccination campaign.

22 Dec 2021

UNHCR urges support to address worsening gender-based violence impact on displaced women and girls

25 Nov 2021

Poet and activist Emi Mahmoud brings voices of refugees to COP26

Poet and UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Emtithal (Emi) Mahmoud had conversations with refugees in several countries before composing the poem she will perform at the UN climate change meeting in Glasgow this week.

8 Nov 2021

Open letter to G20 Heads of State and Government - UNHCR, IOM & WHO

An appeal to G20 leaders to make vaccines accessible to people on the move

29 Oct 2021

Data reveals plight of Venezuelan refugees and migrants evicted in pandemic

After losing their incomes during COVID-19, Venezuelan refugees and migrants evicted from their homes are now at greater risk than ever, new data visualization shows.

25 Oct 2021

South Sudan floods wreak havoc on vulnerable communities

19 Oct 2021

Yemeni humanitarian organization wins 2021 UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, announces the winner of its 2021 Nansen Refugee Award. Five regional winners are also announced.

29 Sep 2021

COVID-19 tops list of UNHCR's most underfunded crises in 2021

New report shows UNHCR's pandemic response has received just a third of the funds needed for this year, threatening the health and wellbeing of forcibly displaced people globally.

17 Sep 2021

UNHCR warns of dire consequences for refugees from COVID-19 underfunding

17 Sep 2021