Helping families to thrive at the world's largest refugee settlement
Two years after Rohingya refugees fled to Bangladesh, strides are being made in enhancing nutrition, shelter, sanitation, healthcare and registration, though challenges remain.
Hellish journey over for young woman rescued from the Mediterranean
An asylum-seeker allowed to disembark from the Open Arms rescue vessel on the Italian island of Lampedusa recalls the horror of her journey.
UNHCR chief pays tribute to 'frontline' aid workers
Marking World Humanitarian Day, Filippo Grandi honours staff carrying out "crucial work" to aid those in greatest need in "some in the world's most dangerous places."
Months on, humanitarian needs still high in DR Congo
UNHCR is concerned about thousands who have fled brutal attacks in DRC's Ituri province, where humanitarian access remains extremely limited.
Slam poet speaks for refugees at music festival in Hungary
UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Emi Mahmoud, who is a world champion slam poet, performed at the huge Sziget music festival held on an island in the Danube River.
Social media helps former refugee thank man who gave her a childhood bicycle
When Mevan Babakar was a five-year-old refugee in the Netherlands, an aid worker gave her a bicycle. Twenty-four years later, she was finally able to thank him.
Indigenous people from Venezuela seek safety across the border in Brazil
After violence broke out in their native Venezuela, hundreds of members of the Pemon indigenous group fled to a village across the border in Brazil.
'I was very drawn to try and make a difference'
UNHCR's Ann Encontre made a bold career change – from corporate law to protecting refugees.
Scouts gain insights after stepping into lives of refugees
At World Scout Jamboree, participants use immersive video technology to connect with refugees around the world and build empathy for their plight.