Facing the hardest separation

International Day of Families, which is today, is an important moment to reflect on Australia's separation of refugees and asylum-seekers. It's time to bring them together.

15 May 2018

'We are part of the solution', say young refugees

Youngsters make their voices heard at talks to transform how world responds to refugee crises.

10 May 2018

Refugees take safety flight out of Libya

A charter carrying 132 refugees and asylum-seekers reaches Niger, resuming a life-saving evacuation programme after a two-month suspension.

10 May 2018

Indians rally to help Rohingya refugee fire victims

After a blaze tore through a settlement in New Delhi making 219 refugees homeless, their neighbours, aid organizations and NGOs are helping them to start over.

9 May 2018

Study finds refugee businesses play vital role in local economy

Research shows huge opportunities for private sector in Kenya's Kakuma refugee camp and its neighbouring town.

4 May 2018

Ecuador ID cards give refugees a better chance to start over

A recent law paved the way for refugees to get the same identity cards as Ecuadorians, facilitating their access to jobs, banking and other services.

1 May 2018

Riveting new book tells how UNHCR ambassador Yusra Mardini swam to history

Athlete who helped guide a stricken dinghy full of refugees to safety went on to compete in the 2016 Rio Olympics.

1 May 2018

Donors pledge US$4.4 billion to meet needs for Syria

UN refugee chief Filippo Grandi says support at the Brussels pledging conference for the world's largest refugee crisis is 'critical.'

25 Apr 2018

Jordan health cost hikes leave Syrians in dire need

Public health care charges now beyond reach for most Syrian refugees, as UNHCR urges donors to help maintain access to life-saving treatments.

24 Apr 2018