Refugees join voices in a song of hope and kindness

Mentored by Grammy winner Ricky Kej, 24 refugee musicians in India came together for 'Shine Your Light'.

14 Oct 2020

Refugees and their host communities in India hard hit by coronavirus lockdown

Life was already a struggle for many of the 40,276 refugees registered with UNHCR in India, but the coronavirus pandemic has made their survival even more precarious.

1 Jul 2020

UN High Commissioner for Refugees expresses alarm at statelessness risk in India's Assam

1 Sep 2019

Fear haunts refugees in Sri Lanka in wake of attacks

UNHCR is working closely with authorities to find solutions for around 1,000 refugees forced to leave their homes after the April 21 bombings.

30 May 2019

Faster help needed for displaced refugees in Sri Lanka following Easter attacks - UNHCR

10 May 2019

UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi on Sri Lanka's attacks, and the rising death toll

24 Apr 2019

Over 168,000 Rohingya likely fled Myanmar since 2012 - UNHCR report

Study finds thousands of Rohingya fleeing violence and desperation have sought safety and stability in countries like Bangladesh and Malaysia in the last five years.

3 May 2017

Catering start-up empowers Afghan refugee women in Delhi

Four Afghan refugees starting over in New Delhi have founded a successful food venture that offers both a taste of home and of financial independence.

8 Mar 2016

Separated by the Sea

Hundreds, if not thousands, of refugee families in South-East Asia were separated by perilous sea journeys in 2015. Meet four of them.

23 Feb 2016