Internship a dream come true for refugee at IKEA store in Croatia

Furniture retailer IKEA offers promise of a new start for refugees in Croatia through internship programme under a partnership with UNHCR.

23 Jul 2021

Returning Iraqis face dire conditions following camp closures

With 250,000 Iraqis still living in camps after fleeing ISIS, sudden closure of 14 sites in late 2020 forced many to return to destroyed homes and villages lacking basic services.

27 May 2021

Iraqi couple among world's first refugees to get COVID-19 jab

After receiving inoculation as part of Jordan's national vaccination plan, Iraqi refugee Raia hopes life will soon return to normal and other refugees will follow her lead.

14 Jan 2021

UNHCR ramps up support to Iraqi returnees amid large-scale closure of IDP camps

13 Nov 2020

Refugees deliver mental health services to locked down camps in Iraq

Trained community workers – many of them refugees themselves – are providing vital mental health support during the COVID-19 outbreak in northern Iraq.

8 Jul 2020

Seven refugees making a difference during the time of COVID-19

By producing soap, treating the sick and shopping for the vulnerable, these refugees from around the world are taking action to fight the coronavirus.

19 Jun 2020

Syrian refugees profoundly hit by COVID-19 economic downturn

16 Jun 2020

UNHCR helps displaced Syrian-Armenians facing hardship amid pandemic

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.

28 May 2020

Refugee nurse on the front line against coronavirus in Iran

After earning a nursing degree on a UNHCR scholarship, Iraqi nurse Moheyman is working tirelessly to assist Iranians and fellow refugees in current COVID-19 crisis.

7 Apr 2020