Sudanese scholar defies all odds and secures a scholarship in Italy

An Italian higher education initiative grants refugee in Ethiopia an opportunity to pursue their dreams.

11 Sep 2020

South Sudanese teacher sets sights on university for his children

A primary school Vice-Principal has high educational ambitions but knows the odds are stacked against his fellow citizens.

31 Aug 2020

300,000 people lose homes, incomes, food supplies and belongings due to catastrophic flooding in Yemen

21 Aug 2020

South Sudanese sisters overcome heartbreak and make a new life in Ethiopia

Siblings Nyamach and Nyakoang are among more than 42,000 South Sudanese refugee children in Ethiopia who are either unaccompanied or separated from their parents or guardians.

2 Aug 2020

UNHCR and WFP warn refugees in Africa face hunger and malnutrition as COVID-19 worsens food shortages

9 Jul 2020

For Yemenis on the brink, aid funding gap spells disaster

Already the world's worst humanitarian crisis after years of conflict and mass displacement, aid cuts due to lack of funds and arrival of COVID-19 put millions of lives at risk.

2 Jun 2020

Refugees across Arab world feel economic pain of coronavirus

As COVID-19 restrictions ravage livelihoods in the global economy, refugees and displaced people in Middle East and North Africa are among the hardest hit.

1 May 2020

UNHCR: Shortfall threatens critical aid for nearly one million displaced Yemenis and refugees

28 Apr 2020

Help arrives on three wheels for displaced Yemeni recyclers

After losing his home and business in Yemen's conflict, Said is among 90 displaced recyclers whose earnings have doubled after receiving new tricycles from UNHCR.

17 Apr 2020