Refugees deliver mental health services to locked down camps in Iraq

Trained community workers – many of them refugees themselves – are providing vital mental health support during the COVID-19 outbreak in northern Iraq.

8 Jul 2020

Enhanced support for Syria refugees vital amid COVID-19 pandemic - UNHCR chief

UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi tells donors enhanced support is needed to prevent refugees and their hosts from slipping "deeper into poverty and despair."

30 Jun 2020

Economic misery engulfs Syrian refugees and their hosts

In Lebanon, the capacity of local community and Syrian refugees to provide mutual support is being stretched to breaking point by economic turmoil and the COVID-19 crisis.

29 Jun 2020

UN chiefs urge sustained support to Syrians and the region ahead of fourth Brussels conference

29 Jun 2020

Syrian family awaits end of lockdown to start new life in Norway

Airport closure put Wafaa and her family's resettlement on hold, but she hopes that once crisis eases they can leave Lebanon and her teenage son can stop work.

24 Jun 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

Syrian electrician gets back on track at German rail network

German rail operator Deutsche Bahn's integration programme offers refugees a chance of permanent employment and also fills a gap in the labour market.

3 Jun 2020

UNHCR helps displaced Syrian-Armenians facing hardship amid pandemic

Syrians who fled conflict to the land of their ancestors in Armenia are struggling to restart their lives amid the COVID-19 pandemic. UNHCR has stepped in to provide support.

28 May 2020