Angelina Jolie calls for more international support for Venezuelan refugees in Peru

The UNHCR Special Envoy visits Peru to assess the humanitarian needs of Venezuelan refugees and their hosts.

23 Oct 2018

Airlift delivers shelter for Indonesia quake survivors

UNHCR flies tents to Balikpapan for distribution to survivors of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that left 80,000 out of their homes.

19 Oct 2018

UNHCR chief calls for regional response to Venezuelan refugee and migrant crisis

At the end of his mission to assess the regional impact of Venezuelans leaving their country, Filippo Grandi commits to more cooperation with host governments.

16 Oct 2018

Temporary residency permits a lifeline for Venezuelans in Peru

During a visit to Peru following the flows of Venezuelan refugees and migrants, UNHCR chief says ensuring legal pathways to stay should be a regional priority.

12 Oct 2018

Acute underfunding chokes off aid to desperate Congolese

With violence and displacement affecting swathes of the Democratic Republic of the Congo's Eastern region, a lack of resources is hampering UNHCR's response

9 Oct 2018

Refugee Olympic Team to compete at Tokyo 2020

International Olympic Committee announces a refugee team will again compete, following historic debut at Rio 2016 Summer Olympics.

9 Oct 2018

UNHCR to intensify aid to Venezuelans in Colombia

Visiting Colombia's borderlands, UNHCR's Filippo Grandi says international community must do more to aid thousands of Venezuelans crossing, many seeking international protection.

8 Oct 2018

UNHCR's Volker Türk calls for 'more empathic and humane dialogue' in key address

Assistant High Commissioner for Protection tells annual Executive Committee meeting that the debate on refugees must refocus on human dignity.

4 Oct 2018

Brazil makes dream of belonging come true for stateless activist

Maha Mamo receives word of her naturalization at a surprise ceremony in Geneva, ending nightmare of statelessness shared by millions worldwide.

4 Oct 2018