Nicaraguans strive to support themselves in exile in Costa Rica
During a visit, UNHCR chief Filippo Grandi says economic inclusion is key to the success of both asylum-seekers and their host communities.
UN High Commissioner for Refugees commends Costa Rica for commitment to those forced to flee
UNHCR welcomes expansion of Guatemala's asylum capacity
Central America and Mexico reaffirm commitment to address the needs of hundreds of thousands forced to flee
MIRPS countries commit to continue advancing effective responses to forced displacement in Central America during their third annual meeting.
How climate change is multiplying risks for displacement
Global heating is compounding threats for people already living with conflict and insecurity, further driving displacement around the world.
UNHCR joins response to victims of hurricane in Central America and Mexico
Hardships multiply for older refugees amid COVID-19 pandemic
Physical decline, deepening economic hardship and isolation make life tougher for older people, who comprise four per cent of the forcibly displaced population worldwide.
COVID-19 driving Nicaraguan refugees to hunger and desperation
Nicaraguan refugee heals wounds of persecution in Costa Rica
For Catalina, seeking medical care in Nicaragua was too risky. In Costa Rica it was unaffordable – until she became one of 6,000 refugees given access to the public health care system.