Yazidi women box their way to recovery

A boxing project implemented by an NGO Innovation Award winner is empowering displaced Yazidi women and girls in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.

23 Jun 2022

UN humanitarian leaders call for the renewal of cross-border aid authorization to northwest Syria

16 Jun 2022

After 100 days of anguish, UNHCR is focused on protection and shelter for Ukrainians

3 Jun 2022

Ukrainian family finds a home away from home in Moldova

Business owners Nadejda and Vitalie converted their office space into a shelter for refugees, including six-year-old Veronika and her family from Odesa.

3 Jun 2022

Ukrainian refugees find warm welcome in neighbouring Moldova

While many move on, Olga and her children are among 100,000 Ukrainians staying in Moldova, where people and the authorities are offering support with help from UNHCR.

18 May 2022

Deir-ez-Zor residents find help to rebuild lives from the city's ruins

After years of fighting destroyed much of eastern Syria's largest city and displaced hundreds of thousands of residents, UNHCR is helping families get back on their feet.

10 May 2022

UNHCR raises alarm over Mozambique's "invisible" crisis as climate shocks worsen displacement

10 May 2022

Message from the United Nations humanitarian, refugee, and development chiefs on the situation in Syria and the region

Statement by the Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Martin Griffiths, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, and the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Achim Steiner

10 May 2022

More support needed as Syrian refugees reach breaking point

With no work and struggling to cope amid Lebanon's economic crisis, a Syrian refugee family are relying on their 10-year-old daughter's meagre income to stay afloat.

9 May 2022