Esfahan/Shiraz, Islamic Republic of Iran
In the absence of parents, many refugee children barely old enough to know how to light a fire, are forced to act as father and mother to even younger, grief-stricken children.
Seeing so many ordinary people in distress, farmer Akhter Hossain and his wife Nargis Begum listened to their hearts and opened their doors.
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.
In a camp where most refugees are children and many are orphans, finding happiness is easier than you think.
If conflict tore your country apart and forced you to run for your life, what would you bring with you?
UNHCR is honoured to have received many years of generous support and contribution from the Founder of Shih Wing Ching Foundation, Mr. Shih Wing Ching. In November 2018, UNHCR arranged a visiting tour to Iran for Mr. Shih together with his wife. On 13th December 2018,...
There is no time to think when gunfire erupts. Especially when you are a 12-year-old child.
Winds and first heavy rains pound fragile landscape sheltering some 700,000 refugees, triggering landslides that killed one refugee and injured others amid ongoing emergency response.