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

Forced To Flee: UNHCR podcast tells story of displacement over 70 years

To mark UNHCR's 70th anniversary, a new seven-part series revisits major upheavals that shaped the period through the eyes of displaced people and others caught up in events.

14 Sep 2021

We decide how to treat refugees - it's dehumanizing to deprive them of an education

For the launch of the UNHCR 2021 Education Report, US author and vlogger John Green says learning opportunities for refugee children are utterly inadequate and the world must acknowledge their right to an education.

7 Sep 2021

Flooding, fires and COVID bring fresh challenges for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

The global pandemic, flooding and fires were just some of the hardships faced by Rohingya refugees over the past year.

3 Sep 2021

Refugee Para athletes relish chance to compete at global level

Six refugee athletes lead the parade at the Tokyo Paralympics Opening Ceremony, sending a powerful message to the 12 million forcibly displaced people living with disabilities.

24 Aug 2021

UNHCR's Grandi urges greater support for Sudan and South Sudan

With nearly 7 million Sudanese and South Sudanese displaced within and outside their countries, finding solutions based on peace and development is crucial for their future.

24 Aug 2021

UNHCR concerned over U.S. expulsion flights under COVID-19 asylum restrictions

11 Aug 2021

Stand up for the Refugee Convention or millions will pay the price

To mark the 70th anniversary of the 1951 Refugee Convention, UNHCR's Grandi calls on states to renew their commitment to its life-saving principles.

29 Jul 2021