Finding wellbeing through yoga at a Kenyan refugee camp

A Ugandan refugee is using yoga to promote self-acceptance and mental wellbeing among refugees in Kakuma camp.

9 Oct 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

Urban refugees struggling to survive as economic impact of COVID-19 worsens in East, Horn and Great Lakes of Africa

26 May 2020

UNHCR and humanitarian agencies strengthen health response in Kenya refugee camps

20 May 2020

Soap maker in Kenya refugee camp lowers prices to fight COVID-19

Burundian refugee fights coronavirus, one bottle of soap at a time.

20 May 2020

Refugee children hard hit by coronavirus school closures

Going to school was already a daily challenge for many displaced children around the world. Now there are fears some may not return after COVID-19 lockdowns lift.

11 May 2020

Refugee tailors switch to making face masks and protective gear

Around the world, displaced artisans are stepping up a gear to supply face masks and protective equipment in desperately short supply.

27 Apr 2020

Refugee students get lessons over radio during Kenya school shutdown

Teachers broadcast classes over community radio to keep refugee students learning.

24 Apr 2020

Football star Salah scores goal as first Ambassador for Instant Network Schools

The programme developed by UNHCR and Vodafone Foundation aims to give refugee and host country students access to high-quality digital education.

26 Feb 2020