Burundi needs more support to give returnees and refugees a fresh start

Increased funding is needed to support more than 200,000 Burundian former refugees who have returned home in the last five years, as well as nearly 90,000 refugees hosted in the country.

18 Nov 2022

Young Rohingya refugees are helping to turn world's largest camp green

Youth groups are championing efforts to regreen refugee camps in Bangladesh and to raise awareness about the impacts of the climate crisis.

15 Nov 2022

UNHCR Deputy High Commissioner urges strong international support for Burundian refugees to return, rebuild their lives

2 Nov 2022

Returned refugees break ground at South Sudan farm cooperative

Looking to build a secure future, returning refugees are working alongside local residents to turn a 250-acre plot of bushland into a productive farm.

27 Oct 2022

UNHCR deplores continued deportation of Myanmar asylum-seekers from Malaysia

25 Oct 2022

UNHCR issues urgent appeal to stop forced returns of Myanmar nationals

This news comment is attributable to Gillian Triggs, UNHCR's Assistant High Commissioner for Protection

20 Oct 2022

Weary of men's wars, South Sudan's women risk all for peace

Their sons and brothers got caught up in the bush wars roiling the world's youngest country, so the women decided to bring them home.

19 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

Nearly 6,000 Congolese refugees return home from Zambia with UNHCR support

27 Sep 2022