Pakistan launches 'drive' to issue smartcards to registered Afghan refugees

15 Apr 2021

'You could see the happiness on their faces'

A programme underway to relocate 1,600 unaccompanied children from the Greek Islands is already transforming lives.

25 Aug 2020

High-level event seeks sustained support for Afghans, refugee-hosting countries

6 Jul 2020

UNHCR urges investment in Afghan displacement situation to achieve a decade of hope not despair

3 Jul 2020

Living amid ruins, Afghans get help to build shelters

Afghanistan's shortage of decent and affordable housing is one of the biggest challenges facing millions of displaced and returning refugees. A new project is offering some a solution.

3 Jul 2020

Canada's Samra Habib champions the rights of LGBTI refugees

The photographer, author and activist reflects on growing up fast as child refugee in Toronto – and why she fights for equality and 'a sense of belonging'.

17 May 2020

Coronavirus - Now is not the time to forget Afghanistan and its neighbours

14 Apr 2020

World must act and deliver for Afghan refugees, says UN chief

At the Refugee Summit in Islamabad, leaders celebrated the enduring generosity of Pakistan and Iran in hosting Afghans – and urged other nations to do more to sustain them.

17 Feb 2020

Afghan teen aspires to help her country heal

Forty years of conflict have trapped millions of Afghans in exile, but Nadia yearns to go home – when peace returns, and once she has the medical skills to care for her people.

15 Feb 2020