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

11 Nov 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

'I am you and you are me': UNHCR staff draw on first-hand knowledge of displacement

On World Humanitarian Day, we talked to three colleagues whose own experience of being forced to flee their homes inspires and informs their work.

19 Aug 2022

Durable solutions required for Syrian refugees in Jordan as Za'atari camp turns 10

29 Jul 2022

Jordan's Za'atari refugee camp: 10 facts at 10 years

Opened on 28 July 2012 and still home to 80,000 people, Za'atari refugee camp has become a symbol of the long-running Syrian refugee crisis.

29 Jul 2022

Yazidi women box their way to recovery

A boxing project implemented by an NGO Innovation Award winner is empowering displaced Yazidi women and girls in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.

23 Jun 2022

Message from the United Nations humanitarian, refugee, and development chiefs on the situation in Syria and the region

Statement by the Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Martin Griffiths, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, and the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Achim Steiner

10 May 2022

The woman with golden hands: Syrian refugee in Jordan finds joy - and a future - in making beautiful things

25 Apr 2022

Displaced Syrians face bleak Ramadan as economic pain follows COVID-19

Across much of the Middle East and North Africa, Holy Month celebrations are replaced by a struggle for survival amid economic shocks and rising food prices.

14 Apr 2022