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Breaking the barriers: building better futures for women in displacement26 Jul 2019
New research by UNHCR reveals that IDP women are girls are disproportionally affected by internal displacement, both in numbers and impact.
Nobody left outside: UNHCR intensifies sheltering assistance for refugees26 Jul 2019
Refugees in over 14 countries have received the gift of shelter under UNHCR’s Nobody Left Outside program. However, shelter assistance needs to be heightened as ongoing emergencies create more urgency for critical shelter support.
Crucial help needed for Rohingya refugees after monsoon ravage settlement sites26 Jul 2019
Calls for support are heightened as monsoon rains are predicted to intensify in the coming weeks.
2 Billion Kilometers to Safety Campaign break 6 million milestone26 Jul 2019
Over 6.2 million kilometers have been contributed by supporters since the campaign launched globally eight months ago.
Survey highlights risks faced by vulnerable Venezuelans on the move19 Jul 2019
Venezuelans continue to face specific risks during their journey because of their age, gender, health or other needs.
10.5 million refugees received health care in 201818 Jul 2019
10.5 million refugees received health care through public health programs, and through UNHCR and other partners last year.
UNHCR deeply concerned about new U.S. asylum restrictions15 Jul 2019
The new rule is believed to endanger vulnerable people in need of international protection from violence or persecution.
UNHCR and IOM joint statement: International approach to refugees and migrants in Libya must change12 Jul 2019
On 3 July, more than 50 refugees and migrants lost their lives in an airstrike on the Tajoura Detention Centre in the east of Libya’s Tripoli. This week, we appealed to the European Union and African Union to prevent such a tragedy from happening again. The international community should consider the protection of the human rights of migrants and refugees a core element of its engagement in Libya.
UNHCR: resettlement is critical lifeline for refugees and needs strengthening2 Jul 2019
Over 1.44 million refugees in 60 hosting countries are urgently in need of resettlement by 2020.
Tragic image of drowned father and child must propel prevention measures27 Jun 2019
UNHCR is deeply shocked to see the heartbreaking photo of the drowned bodies of a father and his toddler daughter from El Salvador washed up on the banks of the Rio Grande. UNHCR continues to call on all countries in the region to take immediate and coordinated steps to prevent further tragedies like this from occurring.