The UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, shared his warmest wishes with all those observing the holy month of Ramadan, urging solidarity with millions of forcibly displaced people worldwide. “In a world where we tragically continue to witness...
This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Babar Baloch – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today’s press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.
UNHCR’s new 2 Billion Kilometres to Safety campaign invites the public to step in solidarity with refugees
(Hong Kong, 29 January 2019) UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, today announced a new global campaign calling on people all over the world to cover the distance travelled by refugees each year. The 2 Billion Kilometres to Safety campaign will encourage people to support...
UNHCR unveils the Refugee Zakat Fund, a global Islamic finance structure to help displaced populations worldwide
Taking philanthropy to a new level, UNHCR restructures its existing Zakat program into the Refugee Zakat Fund to help individuals and Islamic financial institutions realize their social responsibility with global impact
UNHCR has suffered today a huge loss.
One dead and more than 11,000 affected by days of heavy rain and high winds from Storm Norma, with hundreds of refugees forced to abandon their homes. “People are sick. Everywhere there is water. We cannot sleep at night. It has been three days like this. All...
Refugees and migrants brave floods, bandits and treacherous footpaths in a desperate search for food, medicine and safety in Cúcuta.
The United Nations with the Syrian Arab Red Crescent are carrying out the largest humanitarian convoy to provide life-saving humanitarian assistance to the people at Rukban makeshift settlement.
There is no time to think when gunfire erupts. Especially when you are a 12-year-old child.