Internship a dream come true for refugee at IKEA store in Croatia
Furniture retailer IKEA offers promise of a new start for refugees in Croatia through internship programme under a partnership with UNHCR.
Returning Iraqis face dire conditions following camp closures
With 250,000 Iraqis still living in camps after fleeing ISIS, sudden closure of 14 sites in late 2020 forced many to return to destroyed homes and villages lacking basic services.
Teen refugee teaches other young asylum-seekers about risks of abuse
A peer-taught programme in Serbia is helping vulnerable unaccompanied children protect themselves from violence and exploitation as they seek safety.
Serbia vaccinates refugees against COVID-19
Serbia is including refugees and asylum-seekers in its national vaccination rollout, with support from UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency.
Iraqi couple among world's first refugees to get COVID-19 jab
After receiving inoculation as part of Jordan's national vaccination plan, Iraqi refugee Raia hopes life will soon return to normal and other refugees will follow her lead.
UNHCR ramps up support to Iraqi returnees amid large-scale closure of IDP camps
Refugees deliver mental health services to locked down camps in Iraq
Trained community workers – many of them refugees themselves – are providing vital mental health support during the COVID-19 outbreak in northern Iraq.
Seven refugees making a difference during the time of COVID-19
By producing soap, treating the sick and shopping for the vulnerable, these refugees from around the world are taking action to fight the coronavirus.