Without citizenship, stateless people often risk being left out of national responses. UNHCR urges governments to ensure their coverage in the COVID-19 response.
News comment on search and rescue in the Central Mediterranean by the Assistant High Commissioner for Protection at UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, Gillian Triggs.
Displaced and stateless women and girls at heightened risk of gender-based violence in the coronavirus pandemic
COVID-19 is taking lives and changing communities around the world including an increase in SGBV for displaced vulnerable women and girls.
Agencies urge other EU Member States to also follow through on relocation pledges.
Joint press release from OHCHR, IOM, UNHCR and WHO
UNHCR is taking a series of measures in its field operations to help respond to the COVID-19 emergency.
The High Commissioner for Refugees calls for solidarity and compassion now more than ever before.
Due to the COVID-19 global health crisis and restrictions around international air travel, resettling refugees are currently subject to severe disruptions.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, launched its initial COVID-19 appeal on 10 March 2020 in Geneva.