Refugee women take the lead in combating gender-based violence

Forcibly displaced women are often best placed to lead interventions on gender-based violence and other issues affecting their communities. All they need is support and resources

24 Nov 2021

Poet and activist Emi Mahmoud brings voices of refugees to COP26

Poet and UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Emtithal (Emi) Mahmoud had conversations with refugees in several countries before composing the poem she will perform at the UN climate change meeting in Glasgow this week.

8 Nov 2021

Rohingya refugees restore depleted forest in Bangladesh

Four years after swathes of forest in southern Bangladesh were cleared to make way for Rohingya refugees, projects to restore the ecosystem and "re-green" the camps are yielding results.

3 Nov 2021

Burundian refugees head home but face reintegration challenges

Over 60,000 refugees have returned this year from across the region as tensions ease in Burundi, although more aid is urgently needed to help them pick up their lives and start over.

27 Oct 2021

More than 60,000 Burundian refugees voluntarily return home this year

26 Oct 2021

UNHCR restarts operation to help return of refugees from the Central African Republic

26 Oct 2021

UNHCR deplores violent attack in Rohingya refugee camp

22 Oct 2021

Ivorians return home ahead of their refugee status coming to an end

Repatriations are accelerating as UNHCR recommends an end to refugee status for the vast majority of Ivorians.

7 Oct 2021

UNHCR recommends the cessation of refugee status for Ivorians

7 Oct 2021