Displaced Afghan families return to destruction and hunger in Helmand

Economic collapse and drought mean that tens of thousands of displaced Afghans who have returned home are facing severe hunger this winter.

10 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

UNHCR highlights urgent needs of forcibly displaced in Afghanistan as winter bites

3 Dec 2021

UNHCR fixes homes to help Lebanese and refugees weather crisis

As Lebanon suffers a devastating economic collapse, UNCHR is helping struggling Lebanese and Syrian families to live in safety and dignity.

18 Nov 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 begins airlifting aid to Kabul

2 Nov 2021

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

18 Oct 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