Estonian donation helps the most vulnerable internally displaced people in Ukraine get humanitarian assistance
Ukraine has one of the largest populations of internally displaced people in the world but the crisis remains chronically underfunded. A USD 218,000 contribution from Estonia will support UNHCR’s humanitarian work in the country.
To try and ensure the continuity of mental health and psychosocial support services for refugees and displaced people, UNHCR is stepping up efforts and adapting modalities wherever possible.
UNHCR urges sustained support to protect world’s forcibly displaced from “devastating” impact of coronavirus
UNHCR needs urgent support in its response to prepare for and prevent outbreaks of COVID-19 among refugees and other displaced populations around the globe.
Without citizenship, stateless people often risk being left out of national responses. UNHCR urges governments to ensure their coverage in the COVID-19 response.
Hundreds of vulnerable refugees have been evacuated from risk and abuse in Libya and taken to safety in Rwanda via UNHCR’s Emergency Transit Mechanism. This is possible thanks to funding and resettlement commitments from Norway.
Stories from the Field: “There have been improvements in Greece, but there is still a long way to go”
An interview with our Norwegian UNHCR colleague Siw Skjold Lexau in Athens, Greece. “Stories from the Field” is an interview series providing insight into the daily lives of some of our Northern European colleagues, working for the organization all...
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.
The Government of Sweden is one of UNHCR’s largest donors and a long-time strong supporter of the global refugee response.
Coronavirus: UNHCR offers practical recommendations in support of European countries to ensure access to asylum and safe reception
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has called today on European countries to safeguard the many good practices and redouble their efforts to strengthen asylum systems in Europe in these trying times.
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.
An interview with our Danish colleague Helle Degn in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia “Stories from the Field” is an interview series providing insight into the daily lives of some of our Northern European colleagues, working for the organization all over the...