Ukrainian village torn apart by war begins long process of rebuilding

After deadly attacks left much of rural Nalyvaikivka in ruins, UNHCR is helping local families with temporary housing and construction materials as they look to rebuild.

11 Aug 2022

Moldovan GBV shelter offers safety and a community for refugees from Ukraine

When war engulfed Ukraine, Casa Marioarei – a 20-year-old organization in neighbouring Moldova's capital – opened its doors to welcome vulnerable women and children forced to flee their homes.

2 Aug 2022

First UNITY Cup shows the power of football to connect refugees and hosts

Tournament featuring teams of female and male refugee and amateur national players highlights the role of sport in empowering displaced people and connecting them to their new communities.

26 Jul 2022

Budding Ukrainian game designer draws inspiration in Romania

Isolated from her friends and hundreds of miles from home, Kate dreams of connection. But, with the uncertainties of the Ukraine war, her dreams have taken new form.

22 Jul 2022

War uproots Ukrainian widow from lifelong home in Mykolaiv

After the house she built with her late husband went from sanctuary to bomb shelter, 83-year-old Svetlana left her beloved garden behind to seek safety as a refugee.

14 Jul 2022

UNHCR survey finds refugees from Ukraine hope to go home

Refugees will need continued support until they are able to return.

13 Jul 2022

UNHCR video game lets pupils experience a refugee's perilous journey

A Syrian refugee game developer, an award-winning Austrian company and UNHCR teamed up to create game that reveals the life-or-death decisions that refugees face.

8 Jul 2022

'I just can't stand aside if I know that I can help'

Disability rights activist Tetiana Barantsova escaped the war in Ukraine in a wheelchair. Now she's helping others with disabilities to do the same.

22 Jun 2022

'When you open your home, you open your heart'

Iryna Morykvas reflects on how fleeing Ukraine with her son changed her perspective on love, peace and safety – and inspired her to design this year's World Refugee Day emoji.

19 Jun 2022