Indigenous community in Uganda seeks an end to their statelessness

After decades of statelessness, the Benet community in Uganda are struggling to survive and access basic services like education and health care.

1 Dec 2022

UN Refugee Agency warns of extreme hardship for forcibly displaced families this winter

11 Nov 2022

Displaced people join efforts to adapt to climate change in Mozambique

With UNHCR's help, refugees and internally displaced people hit by cyclones are building new homes that can withstand the impacts of climate change.

10 Nov 2022

To the refugee friend I shared so many adventures with

In this occasional series, we will feature letters from people to refugees who have shaped their lives.

4 Nov 2022

UNHCR congratulates the Olympic Refuge Foundation and the Refugee Olympic Team on 2022 Princess of Asturias Award for Sports

28 Oct 2022

Displaced women in South Sudan work to hold back floodwaters

Armed only with buckets and determination, hundreds of displaced women worked to clear the road which is a lifeline between their camp and the city of Bentiu.

21 Oct 2022

In Poland, a Ukrainian psychologist helps her fellow refugees

The devastating effects of the international armed conflict in Ukraine are still being felt by those fleeing inside the country and across borders, but not all wounds are visible.

10 Oct 2022

Iraqi doctor provides care and comfort to Yazidi survivors

Gynaecologist Nagham Hasan has spent years providing medical and emotional care to former ISIS captives, and pledges to continue "for the long haul" despite often harrowing work.

4 Oct 2022

Civil society group hailed for supporting displaced people in remote parts of Myanmar

For its work aiding and empowering communities uprooted by conflict or disaster, Meikswe Myanmar has been named the UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award regional winner for Asia and the Pacific.

4 Oct 2022