Gender-based violence on the rise during lockdowns

Data shows that displaced women and girls worldwide are experiencing increased gender-based violence during the COVID-19 pandemic.

25 Nov 2020

As COVID-19 rages, Mexican firm steps up to save lives

Partly staffed by refugees, storied appliance maker Mabe turns its production to safeguarding Latin America's first responders.

16 Oct 2020

New life in Spain a dream come true for Syrian Real Madrid fan

After his family fled Syria, football-mad Ghaith had to drop out of school in Lebanon to help his family earn enough to get by, before getting the chance of a new start in Spain.

15 Oct 2020

Refugees find help with mental health effects of Beirut blast

With her daughter left traumatized by the 4 August explosion, Syrian mother Fahima approached UNHCR, who arranged for professional help with her mental recovery.

11 Oct 2020

COVID-19 crisis underlines need for refugee solidarity and inclusion

Global pandemic has curtailed access to asylum and threatened refugee rights, but has also shown the value of protecting displaced people, says UNHCR's Gillian Triggs.

7 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