Helping families to thrive at the world's largest refugee settlement

Two years after Rohingya refugees fled to Bangladesh, strides are being made in enhancing nutrition, shelter, sanitation, healthcare and registration, though challenges remain.

23 Aug 2019

More than half a million Rohingya refugees receive identity documents, most for the first time

9 Aug 2019

Over 250,000 Rohingya refugees get identity documents, for many a first

17 May 2019

Registration gives many Rohingya refugees identification for the first time

More than 270,000 stateless refugees from Myanmar provided with identity cards in an ongoing registration drive.

17 May 2019

Lebanon eases birth registration rules for Syrian refugees

New rules remove need for costly court process for unregistered births, easing access to education, health and other services for more than 50,000 children.

16 Aug 2018

Joint Bangladesh/UNHCR verification of Rohingya refugees gets underway

6 Jul 2018

Fewer refugees arriving in Greece's Evros region, but problems remain

UNHCR urges efforts to ensure access to asylum and timely registration in Greece's north-eastern Evros region.

12 Jun 2018

Ecuador ID cards give refugees a better chance to start over

A recent law paved the way for refugees to get the same identity cards as Ecuadorians, facilitating their access to jobs, banking and other services.

1 May 2018

Verification helps refugees eye the future

One enterprising woman believes the Ugandan government initiative will help the women's businesses she plans to launch.

28 Mar 2018