New life in Spain a dream come true for Syrian Real Madrid fan

After his family fled Syria, football-mad Ghaith had to drop out of school in Lebanon to help his family earn enough to get by, before getting the chance of a new start in Spain.

15 Oct 2020

Refugees find help with mental health effects of Beirut blast

With her daughter left traumatized by the 4 August explosion, Syrian mother Fahima approached UNHCR, who arranged for professional help with her mental recovery.

11 Oct 2020

Jordanian scientist finds winning formula to get kids reading

Rana Dajani is regional winner for MENA of the UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award for her programme to get children reading for pleasure, that has since gone global.

21 Sep 2020

Help needed to meet 'urgent humanitarian needs' in Syria, Grandi says

After meeting families in Eastern Ghouta struggling to meet their basic needs and now threatened by COVID-19, UN Refugee Chief appeals for more help ease their plight.

20 Sep 2020

Critical underfunding exacerbated by COVID-19 pushing displaced people to the edge

UNHCR warns that a shortage of resources for humanitarian operations could have devastating impacts for millions of refugees and other displaced people, while the COVID-19 crisis continues to increase humanitarian needs globally.

18 Sep 2020

Grandi concludes Syria visit with pledge to maintain assistance to the most vulnerable

18 Sep 2020

UN refugee chief concludes Jordan visit with call for solidarity amid COVID crisis

15 Sep 2020

Grandi hails Jordan's inclusion of refugees in COVID response

After first positive cases confirmed in country's Syrian refugee camps, UNHCR chief pledges help to contain virus and praises country's ongoing support for refugees.

15 Sep 2020

Syrian refugees help raise funds for victims of Beirut explosion

Refugee videos in support of UNHCR fundraising campaign are a gesture of solidarity

2 Sep 2020