Art provides comfort and hope to Eritrean refugee in Libya

Painting and drawing offers an escape for one refugee living in Tripoli at a time of conflict and a lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic

23 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

Urban refugees face hunger in Uganda coronavirus lockdown

COVID-19 stay-at-home orders have taken a heavy toll on refugees, many of whom were struggling to get by in the informal economy before the pandemic hit.

26 May 2020

UNHCR: Staying and delivering for refugees amid COVID-19 crisis

31 Mar 2020

Sudanese provides safe haven to fellow refugees in Libya

Having arrived in Tripoli 17 years ago, Osman has provided shelter and support to more than 200 refugees as part of UNHCR scheme to assist the most vulnerable.

4 Mar 2020

UNHCR expands help to refugees in urban areas in Libya, reassesses role of Gathering and Departure Facility

28 Nov 2019

Venezuelans on the run find respite in Ecuador hostel

Over 8,000 Venezuelan refugees and migrants have slept at Carmen Carcelén's hostel. Her hospitality has enticed many to stay in El Juncal.

6 May 2019

Global cities take the lead in welcoming refugees

Civic leaders attending a key meeting in Geneva set out the positive contributions that refugees are making to cities worldwide.

19 Dec 2018

UN refugee chief welcomes cities' support for refugees

At a key meeting in Geneva, Filippo Grandi welcomed the role of cities in leading the shift towards a more open and inclusive approach to refugees.

18 Dec 2018