Seven-month ordeal at sea takes toll on Rohingya refugees in Indonesia

15 Sep 2020

Refugee community networks help detect COVID-19 in Ecuador

1 Sep 2020

Sahrawi refugees in COVID-19 lockdown hit by livestock epidemic

Refugees from Western Sahara in camps in Algeria's Tindouf province lose animals to livestock epidemic, while coronavirus restrictions wipe out other means of income.

1 Sep 2020

Nicaraguan refugee heals wounds of persecution in Costa Rica

For Catalina, seeking medical care in Nicaragua was too risky. In Costa Rica it was unaffordable – until she became one of 6,000 refugees given access to the public health care system.

25 Aug 2020

Brazil field hospital a life saver for indigenous stricken by COVID-19

Native people are among the hardest hit by coronavirus. A field hospital in Boa Vista is helping save their lives.

8 Aug 2020

Refugee health workers lead COVID-19 battle in Bangladesh camps

Trained community health workers – all of them Rohingya refugees – refer suspected COVID-19 patients in the settlements for testing and care.

24 Jul 2020

UNHCR helps re-open health centre during lockdown in Libya

With new equipment and training, the facility provides free healthcare and protection services to a population of 30,000 – including Libyans, refugees and migrants.

16 Jul 2020

WHO and UNHCR join forces to improve health services for refugees, displaced and stateless people

21 May 2020

As coronavirus spreads, refugee doctors want to join the fight

Trained medics working as cashiers and wait staff want their qualifications recognized so they can save lives in the pandemic.

18 May 2020