Gender-based violence on the rise during lockdowns
Data shows that displaced women and girls worldwide are experiencing increased gender-based violence during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Conference on Sustaining Support for the Rohingya Refugee Response 22 October 2020
Joint Closing Announcement by Co-Hosts
UNHCR calls for solidarity, support and solutions for Rohingya refugees ahead of an urgent donor conference
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.
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.
Jordanian scientist finds winning formula to get kids reading
Rana Dajani is regional winner for MENA of the UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award for her programme to get children reading for pleasure, that has since gone global.
Help needed to meet 'urgent humanitarian needs' in Syria, Grandi says
After meeting families in Eastern Ghouta struggling to meet their basic needs and now threatened by COVID-19, UN Refugee Chief appeals for more help ease their plight.