Jordanian scientist finds winning formula to get kids reading

Rana Dajani is regional winner for MENA of the UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award for her programme to get children reading for pleasure, that has since gone global.

21 Sep 2020

UN refugee chief concludes Jordan visit with call for solidarity amid COVID crisis

15 Sep 2020

Grandi hails Jordan's inclusion of refugees in COVID response

After first positive cases confirmed in country's Syrian refugee camps, UNHCR chief pledges help to contain virus and praises country's ongoing support for refugees.

15 Sep 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

Refugee children hard hit by coronavirus school closures

Going to school was already a daily challenge for many displaced children around the world. Now there are fears some may not return after COVID-19 lockdowns lift.

11 May 2020

Syrian refugees adapt to life under coronavirus lockdown in Jordan camps

While there have been no cases of COVID-19 so far, UNHCR is helping some 120,000 refugees living in region's largest camps do what they can to mitigate threat.

2 Apr 2020

After 9 years of tragedy, resilience and solidarity, the world must not forget displaced Syrians

10 Mar 2020

Nine years of conflict weigh heavily on Syrian refugee girl

Her family's dire financial straits have led to 11-year-old Naamat taking on many of the household duties, but her resilient spirit has enabled her to excel at school.

10 Mar 2020