Crisis-hit families struggle as winter arrives in Lebanon

Devastating impact of economic crisis leaves Lebanese and Syrian families struggling to stay warm and stave off hunger as cold weather grips Lebanon.

18 Jan 2022

Refugee women scale Atlas mountain to tackle gender violence

An all-female group including 13 refugees from six countries set out to climb Mount Toubkal – Morocco's highest peak – to highlight the struggle to end violence against women.

13 Dec 2021

Meet the Syrian cartoonist behind UNHCR's first-ever NFT fundraiser

To mark the UN Refugee Agency's 70th anniversary, award-winning cartoonist Hani Abbas has created seven images that will be sold as digital assets to raise funds for Afghanistan.

4 Nov 2021

UNHCR's Grandi urges increase in the scope of humanitarian assistance in Syria, including to people returning from displacement

18 Oct 2021

2021 Nansen Refugee Award celebrates 'bravery and dedication' of Yemeni aid group

The Jeel Albena aid organization stayed on the ground during the worst of Yemen's six-year conflict to provide shelter and hope to thousands of internally displaced people.

4 Oct 2021

Yemeni humanitarian organization wins 2021 UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, announces the winner of its 2021 Nansen Refugee Award. Five regional winners are also announced.

29 Sep 2021

Yemenis helping rebuild lives on conflict's frontlines win 2021 Nansen Award

Driven by his own experience of displacement, Ameen Jubran and his team kept providing shelter and hope to Yemenis fleeing their homes even as fighting reached its peak.

29 Sep 2021

We decide how to treat refugees - it's dehumanizing to deprive them of an education

For the launch of the UNHCR 2021 Education Report, US author and vlogger John Green says learning opportunities for refugee children are utterly inadequate and the world must acknowledge their right to an education.

7 Sep 2021

Refugee Para athletes relish chance to compete at global level

Six refugee athletes lead the parade at the Tokyo Paralympics Opening Ceremony, sending a powerful message to the 12 million forcibly displaced people living with disabilities.

24 Aug 2021