Crisis-hit families struggle as winter arrives in Lebanon

Devastating impact of economic crisis leaves Lebanese and Syrian families struggling to stay warm and stave off hunger as cold weather grips Lebanon.

18 Jan 2022

Displaced Burkinabes find a home as their host finds his purpose

Lambda, a resident of Burkina Faso's Tougouri region, has become a symbol of hope for hundreds of displaced Burkinabes who have found shelter in his home.

17 Jan 2022

UNHCR issues recommendations to the 2022 French and Czech Presidencies of the Council of the EU

10 Jan 2022

UNHCR regrets loss of life in the Aegean Sea, with at least 31 dead and more missing

28 Dec 2021

Lone refugee children go from homelessness in Greece to new lives across Europe

Legislative changes in Greece and a relocation programme have helped hundreds of unaccompanied refugee children get off the streets.

14 Dec 2021

Refugee women scale Atlas mountain to tackle gender violence

An all-female group including 13 refugees from six countries set out to climb Mount Toubkal – Morocco's highest peak – to highlight the struggle to end violence against women.

13 Dec 2021

UNHCR fixes homes to help Lebanese and refugees weather crisis

As Lebanon suffers a devastating economic collapse, UNCHR is helping struggling Lebanese and Syrian families to live in safety and dignity.

18 Nov 2021

UNHCR and IOM Call for immediate de-escalation at the Belarus-Poland border

9 Nov 2021

Meet the Syrian cartoonist behind UNHCR's first-ever NFT fundraiser

To mark the UN Refugee Agency's 70th anniversary, award-winning cartoonist Hani Abbas has created seven images that will be sold as digital assets to raise funds for Afghanistan.

4 Nov 2021