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UNHCR warns of increased COVID-19-related trafficking risks for refugees, displaced and stateless4 Aug 2020
With COVID-19 increasing needs and vulnerabilities of refugees and internally displaced and stateless people, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is concerned that the impacts of the pandemic are also heightening their risks to trafficking and exploitation.
5 reasons why sharing responsibility for refugees is smarter than ever in the time of COVID-194 Aug 2020
The principles under-pinning the Global Compact on Refugees provide the tools we need to respond to the impacts of the coronavirus on refugees and the communities that host them.
Life-saving aid given to 21,474 forcibly displaced individuals in Mindanao amid COVID-1929 Jul 2020
UNHCR Philippines continues to work with government and other partners to distribute Core Relief Items (CRIs) and Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) to the most vulnerable.
Young artists drew a world where kindness defeats COVID-19 – We animated it22 Jul 2020
UNHCR asked youth to draw in solidarity with refugees amid the pandemic. We received 2,000 drawings from 100 countries, chose seven and brought them to life.
Stay and Deliver: Responding to COVID-19 in the Philippines6 Jul 2020
Forcibly displaced families in Mindanao face added health and protection risks due to COVID-19. In times of crisis, UNHCR stays and delivers.
Resolving displacement critical for regional, international stability – UN refugee chief24 Jun 2020
As forced displacement tops 79.5 million, Filippo Grandi urges UN Security Council to use its authority seek peace and inclusion for the displaced.
Seven refugees making a difference during the time of COVID-1924 Jun 2020
By producing soap, treating the sick and shopping for the vulnerable, these refugees from around the world are taking action to fight the coronavirus.
2020 World Refugee Day Statement by UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi23 Jun 2020
Everyone Can Make a Difference. Every Action Counts.
As COVID-19 and conflict surge, DR Congo displaced face deadly consequences of chronic underfunding10 Jun 2020
This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Babar Baloch – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today’s press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.
UNHCR helps displaced Syrian-Armenians facing hardship amid pandemic3 Jun 2020
Syrians who fled conflict to the land of their ancestors in Armenia are struggling to restart their lives amid the COVID-19 pandemic. UNHCR has stepped in to provide support.