Finding solutions to Afghan displacement key to the future, Grandi says

UN refugee chief tells high-level panel at the Geneva Conference on Afghanistan the search for solutions to displacement 'must be intensified.'

27 Nov 2018

UNHCR flight evacuates 132 refugees from Libya detention

Latest evacuation of vulnerable refugees from Libyan detention centres to Niger for onward solutions brings total helped in past year to almost 2,500.

23 Nov 2018

Bottled gas scheme eases fuel crisis for Rohingya refugees

A move from firewood to liquefied petroleum gas for cooking benefits health, eases pressure on the environment and avoids hazardous trips into the forest.

23 Nov 2018

Refugees help French town to victory in cricket tournament

A French cricket team, which includes refugees and asylum-seekers, has won an international championship in France.

14 Nov 2018

Film changes the life of Syrian refugee boy and his family

Discovered by film director Nadine Labaki in the streets of Beirut, Zain Al Rafeaa and his family find new beginning in Norway.

8 Nov 2018

Central American refugees and migrants reach Mexico City

Children, pregnant women, LGBTI and elderly people are among those identified by UNHCR as in need of international protection.

7 Nov 2018

Aid convoy offers brief respite for Syrians at Jordan border

Joint UN-Syrian Red Crescent operation brings aid to 50,000 Syrians trapped in dire conditions, as UNHCR calls for full access until lasting solution found.

6 Nov 2018

UN Refugee Chief urges states to support fairer response to refugee crises

At UN General Assembly, Filippo Grandi called on member states to get behind a new global compact on refugees.

31 Oct 2018

Tents bring Indonesia quake survivors out of the rain

UNHCR delivery gives shelter to some 10,000 children, women and men who lost homes when a devastating earthquake and tsunami struck Sulawesi last month.

29 Oct 2018