Nepal becomes first country in Asia Pacific to vaccinate refugees against COVID-19

Nepal is vaccinating refugees over the age of 65 as part of its national vaccination rollout.

30 Mar 2021

Hardships multiply for older refugees amid COVID-19 pandemic

Physical decline, deepening economic hardship and isolation make life tougher for older people, who comprise four per cent of the forcibly displaced population worldwide.

1 Oct 2020

A year after Nepal quake, villagers rebuild from the ruins

Reconstruction continues following a deadly 7.8-magnitude earthquake that flattened homes across the Himalayan kingdom on April 25 last year.

25 Apr 2016

UNHCR and World Taekwondo Federation partner on training in camps

UNHCR and World Taekwondo Federation partner on training in camps

11 Mar 2016

UNHCR calls for safer alternatives to deadly Bay of Bengal voyages

23 Feb 2016

Resettlement of Bhutanese refugees surpasses 100,000 mark

In 2007, 108,000 refugees from Bhutan were living in seven camps in Nepal. Today, just two camps remain with fewer than 18,000 refugees.

19 Nov 2015

Refugees from Bhutan help Nepalese rise from the ruins

Refugees from Bhutan are mobilizing their skills and funds to help Nepalese earthquake survivors to rebuild their lives.

11 Jun 2015

Nepal Earthquake Survivors Look to the Future

The earthquake in April disrupted the lives and livelihoods of millions. Meet six dynamos who are helping their country pick up the pieces.

26 May 2015

After the earthquake, Nepal braces for monsoons

Millions lost their homes when the earthquake rocked Nepal last month. As rainy season nears, UNHCR and its partners race to provide shelter.

22 May 2015