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Stay and Deliver in Bangladesh: Rohingya Refugees Face Double Threat29 May 2020
Cyclone Amphan is the latest emergency for more than 860,000 Rohingya refugees threatened by the ongoing monsoon and the spread of COVID-19.
Stay and Deliver in Mindanao: Protecting the Forcibly Displaced Amid COVID-1929 May 2020
With the rising number of COVID-19 cases as well as armed conflict and fresh displacement in parts of Mindanao, internally displaced families are more vulnerable than ever before. This unprecedented situation calls for strengthened partnership and coordination among key actors.
Urban refugees struggling to survive as economic impact of COVID-19 worsens in East, Horn and Great Lakes of Africa28 May 2020
This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Charlie Yaxley – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today’s press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.
In their host countries, two LGBTI refugees from Venezuela start new lives26 May 2020
LGBTI refugees often face a long road to safety. But for a gay man and a transwoman from Venezuela, building new lives in their host countries represented a ‘rebirth.’
As coronavirus spreads, refugee doctors want to join the fight25 May 2020
Trained medics working as cashiers and wait staff want their qualifications recognized so they can save lives in the pandemic.
Self-help project in Niger churns out hygiene products in fight against coronavirus21 May 2020
Mini refugee ‘factory’ produces soap, liquid handwash, bleach and water containers for free distribution.
Why we must help – and learn from – refugees this Ramadan20 May 2020
A version of this op-ed was first published by Al Jazeera on 18 May.
United in Music: A virtual charity concert to aid UNHCR’S coronavirus response20 May 2020
International artists, professors and friends from 30 countries, join Maestro Shlomo Mintz, team up for globe-spanning performance in support of the UN Refugee Agency’s COVID-19 appeal.
UNHCR urges sustained support to protect world’s forcibly displaced from “devastating” impact of coronavirus18 May 2020
UNHCR urges prioritization of mental health support in coronavirus response18 May 2020
The consequences of coronavirus are taking a huge toll on the mental health of refugees, displaced and stateless people, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is warning today. “COVID-19 is not just a physical health crisis but it is now also triggering a mental health crisis. While many refugees and internally […]