Ramadan donations bring hope of better times for Syrian refugees

As the Holy Month approaches, launch of UNHCR's Ramadan fundraising campaign promises desperately needed financial support to refugees struggling during COVID-19.

12 Apr 2021

In Chad, Central African refugee keeps hope alive

Chad has offered sanctuary to refugees from Central African Republic, where renewed violence continues to force tens of thousands to flee.

7 Apr 2021

United Nations Chiefs urge donors to support record appeals for Syrians and the region

Joint OCHA/UNHCR/UNDP Press Release

29 Mar 2021

Inside Syria, millions face destitution after a decade of pain

Compounding crises increase misery for Syrian families trying to pick up the pieces after ten years of conflict, including 6.7 million people still displaced inside the country.

15 Mar 2021

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.

12 Mar 2021

A decade of death, destruction and displacement must not sap our solidarity with Syrians

Statement attributable to Filippo Grandi, UN High Commissioner for Refugees

12 Mar 2021

Uganda shows how including refugees can lift up a whole society

On a visit to Bidibidi settlement, UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi described projects involving government, refugees, aid groups and locals as 'game changers'.

11 Mar 2021

Displaced choir leader founds refugee orchestra in Chile

Former choir director Ana Marvez could not stand to see the musical skills of her fellow Venezuelans go to waste in their host country. So, she started an orchestra.

9 Mar 2021

Helping vulnerable children to find their inner hero

Syrian refugee wins UNHCR Innovation Award for an inventive project that helps vulnerable children overcome trauma linked to past experiences.

24 Feb 2021