UNHCR calls for protection, support for civilians affected by violence in southern Afghanistan

20 Oct 2020

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 join voices in a song of hope and kindness

Mentored by Grammy winner Ricky Kej, 24 refugee musicians in India came together for 'Shine Your Light'.

14 Oct 2020

UNHCR cash grants provide a lifeline to thousands of refugees in Iran

13 Oct 2020

Central African Republic villagers share what little they have with refugees

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is supporting the refugees who fled an attack in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

13 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

Rohingya refugee children learn to support one another

Peer-to-peer mental health initiative helps young refugees learn to cope with a life in exile in Bangladesh.

9 Oct 2020

'Now we have room to speak. But we still have a long way to go'

UNHCR's Juliette Murekeyisoni reflects on progress and setbacks for displaced women and girls since a landmark conference in 1995.

6 Oct 2020

Colombian woman devotes life to helping sexually exploited children heal

Mayerlín Vergara Pérez wins Nansen Refugee Award for her work helping young survivors of sexual violence, many of them refugees, rebuild their lives.

1 Oct 2020