As COVID-19 rages, Mexican firm steps up to save lives

Partly staffed by refugees, storied appliance maker Mabe turns its production to safeguarding Latin America's first responders.

16 Oct 2020

UNHCR private-sector partners win big at this year's FT/IFC awards

IKEA Foundation and Vodafone Foundation receive recognition for their work with UNHCR in solving challenges faced by refugees

8 Oct 2020

As COVID-19 pandemic roils Latin America, Venezuelans face wave of evictions

Lockdown job losses make it impossible for many vulnerable Venezuelan refugees and migrants to keep a roof over their heads.

2 Oct 2020

Forests in Guatemala find new guardians: refugees

As rangers in some of Central America's most biodiverse national parks, refugees and asylum-seekers get a fresh start while protecting threatened plant and animal species.

5 Jun 2020

Winter threatens Venezuelans unprepared for the cold

As chilly weather steals over South America, vulnerable Venezuelan refugees and migrants brace for added hardship.

29 May 2020

Coronavirus threatens indigenous Venezuelans seeking safety in Brazil

COVID-19 has hit the Brazilian Amazon particularly hard, exposing highly vulnerable native people from Venezuela to the potentially deadly disease.

19 May 2020

Venezuelan counsellors offer fellow refugees 'psychological first aid'

In Peru, Venezuelan mental health professionals are reaching out to the diaspora with remote sessions to help them cope in the coronavirus pandemic.

14 May 2020

Coronavirus pandemic wreaks havoc on displaced Venezuelans

COVID-19 stay-at-home orders have taken a heavy toll on Venezuelan refugees and migrants, many of whom were barely scraping by even before the pandemic hit.

12 May 2020

Refugees across Arab world feel economic pain of coronavirus

As COVID-19 restrictions ravage livelihoods in the global economy, refugees and displaced people in Middle East and North Africa are among the hardest hit.

1 May 2020