UNHCR statement on the return of displaced Syrians
As the dire socio-economic impact of COVID-19 worsens conditions for displaced Syrians, both inside Syria and in hosting countries, UNHCR calls for support for the displaced and their choices.
Three refugee athletes gain sports scholarships to Canada
Kenya-based middle-distance runners from South Sudan currently in Tokyo with the IOC Refugee Olympic Team in first intake of trailblazing athletic scholarship scheme.
UNHCR calls for renewed commitment to South Sudan's peace, development, and future
Six athletes to make up Refugee Paralympic Team at Tokyo Games
Competitors in four sports – including first female refugee Paralympian – ready to take to world stage after beating the odds despite being forced to flee their homes.
From refugee to saviour: the story of Majed and Joseba
After being resettled to Spain, Syrian refugee Majed became a friend and carer to Joseba, the butcher who gave him a job.
In Jordan and Lebanon, refugee volunteers boost vaccine uptake
As World Immunization Week aims to boost trust in vaccines, refugee volunteers work to combat misinformation and encourage older refugees to get vaccinated.
Ramadan donations bring hope of better times for Syrian refugees
As the Holy Month approaches, launch of UNHCR's Ramadan fundraising campaign promises desperately needed financial support to refugees struggling during COVID-19.
Pandemic deepens hunger for displaced people the world over
With COVID-19 lockdowns depriving many of jobs and income, increasing numbers of refugees and asylum-seekers are going hungry.
United Nations Chiefs urge donors to support record appeals for Syrians and the region
Joint OCHA/UNHCR/UNDP Press Release