Humanitarian aid still the top priority in Syria - UNHCR chief

On visit to Syria, Filippo Grandi discusses factors influencing refugees' return and says urgent needs of war-torn country's population must be met.

30 Aug 2018

Four million refugee children go without schooling: UNHCR report

Turn the Tide: Refugee Education in Crisis study finds refugee enrolment in school is failing to keep pace with growing displacement worldwide.

29 Aug 2018

Cate Blanchett's remarks to the UN Security Council on the Rohingya refugee crisis

Full text of UNHCR the Goodwill Ambassador's address as delivered in New York, 28 August 2018.

28 Aug 2018

Cate Blanchett urges UN Security Council to meet 'pressing needs' of Rohingya refugees

A year into displacement crisis, UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador calls for 'innovative ways' to aid more than 720,000 refugees and their hosts in Bangladesh.

28 Aug 2018

Surging violence drives thousands of Congolese from their homes

Attacks by armed groups in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's eastern Beni region is forcing families from their lands in the so-called "triangle of death."

24 Aug 2018

Rohingya refugees mark a year of suffering and hope

More than 720,000 children, women and men have fled violence that erupted in Myanmar on August 25 last year. They remain in need of solutions a year on.

24 Aug 2018

UNHCR chief praises 'life and death' decisions taken by aid workers

Ahead of World Humanitarian Day, Filippo Grandi honours humanitarians who lost their lives helping those in need as displacement figures hit record high.

16 Aug 2018

Fleeing violence, Nicaraguans seek safety in Costa Rica

Escaping killings, rights violations and political tensions at home, thousands are claiming asylum across the Central American nation's southern border.

13 Aug 2018

Returning Congolese find homes in ruins, livelihoods destroyed

Visiting UNHCR team reports enormous humanitarian challenges in DR Congo's Ituri province.

13 Jul 2018