Maintain aid levels to save lives and protect the vulnerable, UN refugee chief

During the pandemic, sustaining aid will mitigate marginalization that will be more costly to address later, Filippo Grandi tells high-level meeting.

5 Oct 2020

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.

20 Sep 2020

Grandi concludes Syria visit with pledge to maintain assistance to the most vulnerable

18 Sep 2020

UN refugee chief concludes Jordan visit with call for solidarity amid COVID crisis

15 Sep 2020

Grandi hails Jordan's inclusion of refugees in COVID response

After first positive cases confirmed in country's Syrian refugee camps, UNHCR chief pledges help to contain virus and praises country's ongoing support for refugees.

15 Sep 2020

'I like the responsibility and I'm happy to be able to give back'

UNHCR has more than 17,300 staff, most of whom are based in the field. Meet Luis Jose Faife, a driver in Mozambique.

20 Aug 2020

UNHCR chief praises aid workers battling multiple crises

On World Humanitarian Day, Filippo Grandi honours the 'depth of commitment' to a role made 'significantly harder' by COVID-19.

19 Aug 2020

UN High Commissioner for Refugees visits Lebanon, as UNHCR ramps up support to Lebanese and refugees alike

18 Aug 2020

Statement attributable to UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi on the explosions in Beirut, Lebanon

5 Aug 2020