UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has mobilized staff and resources to southern Mexico since Thursday, following the arrival at the Mexico/Guatemala border of thousands of people as part of a ‘caravan’ of refugees and migrants travelling from Honduras. As of...
Tens of thousands tune in to first ever TEDx in a refugee camp.
The UNHCR Special Envoy met with families who survived years of terror and displacement. Although the world seems to have forgotten them, they are determined to rebuild.
UNHCR dispatches over 1,300 emergency tents for families displaced by Sulawesi earthquake and tsunami
The UN refugee agency also calls for funds to aid survivors of the disaster
Four generations of a Rohingya refugee family describe how statelessness has clouded their lives – and their hopes of returning to Myanmar.
Nine days on from the first eruption of Guatemala’s Volcan de Fuego, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency is concerned for the more than 1.7 million people now estimated to be affected by this humanitarian tragedy. According to official data as of yesterday, 12,784...
Evan Atar Adaha is honoured for his outstanding 20-year commitment in providing medical services to people forced to flee conflict.
Displacement occurred at a rate of one person every 2 seconds
This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Andrej Mahecic – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today’s press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.