Conditions are not yet in place for the more than five million Syrians living as refugees in neighboring countries to return home.
Chile has become the newest country to be resettling Syrian refugees.
Sixty-six Syrians (32 children, 16 women and 18 men) arrived there
yesterday from Lebanon, as part of a refugee resettlement programme…
UNHCR is deeply concerned for the safety and well-being of the civilian
population in Al Raqqa city, where an estimated 8,000 people remain trapped
by ongoing fighting.
Those who manage to escape speak…
In Bangladesh, UNHCR has been working with the government in the first
stage of a new ‘family counting’ exercise to collect data on the
estimated 536,000 newly-arrived refugees and their needs.
Since last Friday, UNHCR teams in Libya have been responding to the urgent
humanitarian needs in and around Sabratha, a city located some 80
kilometres west of the libyan capital Tripoli. The city has…
Information note – Towards a global compact on refugees