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.
Cash assistance lessens economic pain of COVID in Jordan
As World Bank-UNHCR study reveals jump in poverty among refugees and host communities during pandemic, cash programmes that offset impact must be scaled up in 2021.
Gender-based violence on the rise during lockdowns
Data shows that displaced women and girls worldwide are experiencing increased gender-based violence during the COVID-19 pandemic.
UNHCR ramps up support to Iraqi returnees amid large-scale closure of IDP camps
New life in Spain a dream come true for Syrian Real Madrid fan
After his family fled Syria, football-mad Ghaith had to drop out of school in Lebanon to help his family earn enough to get by, before getting the chance of a new start in Spain.
Refugees find help with mental health effects of Beirut blast
With her daughter left traumatized by the 4 August explosion, Syrian mother Fahima approached UNHCR, who arranged for professional help with her mental recovery.
Help needed to meet 'urgent humanitarian needs' in Syria, Grandi says
After meeting families in Eastern Ghouta struggling to meet their basic needs and now threatened by COVID-19, UN Refugee Chief appeals for more help ease their plight.