A decade on, Syrian refugees mired in 'silent war' for survival

As the Syria crisis reaches the 10-year mark, millions of refugees face unprecedented hardship due to rising poverty, lack of opportunity and the impact of COVID-19.

12 Mar 2021

A shell blast, and an asylum seeker's life changed forever

After sustaining life-changing injuries during clashes in Libya, Sudanese asylum seeker Mohamed is adapting to disability with support from UNHCR and its partner.

27 Jan 2021

Cash aid brings relief to Libyan families uprooted by clashes

After fighting in Tripoli twice drove Hanan and her children from their homes, they finally found refuge in an unfinished building before receiving financial help from UNHCR.

5 Nov 2020

UNHCR's life-saving flights from Libya resume after seven-month suspension

16 Oct 2020

ICS, UNHCR and IOM call on States to end humanitarian crisis onboard ship in the Mediterranean

7 Sep 2020

UNHCR and IOM call for urgent disembarkation of rescued migrants and refugees in Central Mediterranean Sea

29 Aug 2020

Food aid offers lifeline to refugees under curfew in Libya

Amid soaring food prices and lack of casual work due to COVID-19 restrictions, joint UNHCR and WFP food aid prevents vulnerable refugees from going hungry.

13 Aug 2020

UNHCR urges investigation following deadly incident at Libya disembarkation point

28 Jul 2020

UNHCR expresses condolences over tragic death of asylum-seeker in Libya, urges more action against criminal smuggling and trafficking

24 Jul 2020