UNHCR calls on Libya to urgently develop plan for asylum seekers and refugees, welcomes authorization to restart evacuations
UNHCR appeals for end to arrests of asylum seekers in Libya, calls for urgent resumption of humanitarian flights
This statement is attributable to Ayman Gharaibeh, Director of UNHCR's Regional Bureau for the Middle East and North Africa
Irish Somali woman steps up campaign against female genital mutilation
Ifrah Ahmed's fight against FGM has taken on a new urgency during the COVID-19 pandemic.
UNHCR warns of critical protection gaps for people on the move in the Sahel and East Africa
A decade on, Syrian refugees mired in 'silent war' for survival
As the Syria crisis reaches the 10-year mark, millions of refugees face unprecedented hardship due to rising poverty, lack of opportunity and the impact of COVID-19.
A shell blast, and an asylum seeker's life changed forever
After sustaining life-changing injuries during clashes in Libya, Sudanese asylum seeker Mohamed is adapting to disability with support from UNHCR and its partner.
Child-trafficking in Mali increasing because of conflict and COVID-19
Armed groups in Mali trafficking children for labour in gold mines, using profits to enrich combatants, fuel the arms trade and finance the violence.
IOM and UNHCR carry out joint visit to the Canary Islands amid increasing arrivals
Cash aid brings relief to Libyan families uprooted by clashes
After fighting in Tripoli twice drove Hanan and her children from their homes, they finally found refuge in an unfinished building before receiving financial help from UNHCR.