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

Funding gap threatens more misery for destitute Syrians

Vital cash aid to 200,000 refugee families in the region due to expire from May.

23 Apr 2018

Fleeing Horn of Africa, new arrivals find more peril in Yemen

On arrival in war-torn country, refugees and migrants are routinely subjected to detention and abuse as UNHCR calls for unhindered access to detainees.

17 Apr 2018

Refugee designers weave fabric magic on Chicago catwalk

The #WithRefugees World Tour moves into the world of high fashion when artisan-designed fabrics go on show at an event in the windy city.

13 Apr 2018

UNHCR chief calls for increased support for Congolese refugees

In a week-long trip to Africa's Great Lakes region, Filippo Grandi calls for renewed efforts to find solutions for refugees.

13 Apr 2018