'They killed my husband. If I'd stayed, they would have killed me too'

Deadly gang violence is driving record numbers of women, children and even entire families to flee the North of Central America to seek refuge in Mexico.

13 Apr 2021

UNHCR ramps up support for Mexico amid mounting asylum applications

13 Apr 2021

UNHCR scales up response as thousands flee attacks in northern Mozambique

6 Apr 2021

News Comment: Six refugees among 137 killed in Niger's recent attack

This news comment is attributable to Gillian Triggs, UNHCR's Assistant High Commissioner for Protection

1 Apr 2021

News comment: UNHCR calls on Myanmar's neighbours to protect people fleeing violence

This news comment is attributable to Gillian Triggs, UNHCR's Assistant High Commissioner for Protection

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

Uprooted in their own land: the internal displacement crisis

With 45.9 million people displaced inside their own countries, a new data visualization reveals the scale of the issue, the latest trends and prospects for lasting solutions.

23 Mar 2021

UNHCR concerned by Hungary's latest measures affecting access to asylum

10 Mar 2021

Fleeing bandit attacks, Nigerian villagers seek safety in Niger

Around 77,000 Nigerians have sought refuge in Niger's Maradi region, some 7,660 since the start of the year as banditry and armed attacks spread.

2 Mar 2021