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

Refugees need better mental health support amid rising displacement

14 Oct 2022

Insecurity and COVID-19 fuel refugee mental health concerns in Libya

The pandemic and recent security crackdowns have taken a high toll on the mental health of refugees and asylum-seekers, but UNHCR programmes are helping to make a difference.

14 Oct 2022

UNHCR protection chief urges fresh approaches to safeguard refugees

The global response to Ukrainian refugees has shown what political will can achieve in an emergency, Gillian Triggs tells high-level meeting.

13 Oct 2022

Merkel says Nansen prize honours all those who welcome refugees

The former Federal Chancellor of Germany, who welcomed more than 1.2 million refugees in 2015 and 2016, accepted the prestigious award at a ceremony in Geneva on Monday.

11 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

UNHCR's Grandi: Political inaction deepening displacement crisis

Failure to find peace and address conflict, climate change and other crises is increasing hardship and driving new displacement, as funding limits UNHCR's capacity to respond.

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

A safe space for Ukraine's refugees in Romania

In the Romanian capital Bucharest, a community-based organization is using art to help young refugees of the war in Ukraine.

29 Sep 2022